Mid Career Crisis

Do you ever feel like you don't necessarily love what you are doing? Maybe to the point where some days you hate it? At the same time, you have no idea what else you would do aside from being independently wealthy and enjoying drinks on the beach with no worries abut money?

I think it is a common problem with people today, with the majority of employees unhappy with their job. According to recent studies, including this by Gallup, only about 36% of employees are engaged at work!

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Photo downloaded from Unsplash

These past few weeks at work have been so bad for me and I can't pinpoint why. I think it is a combination of having the dream of a fulfilling job that makes a high wage and definitely not having that job now! The trouble is, I don't know what that job is. Like not a clue!

Thinking I was slightly off my rocker and going through a career crisis, I mentioned my symptoms to my husband and to my shock he said he feels the exact same way! This coming from a guy who has flexibility and freedom in his job, because he works for himself. 

This information set me off on a path of self discovery. I had to know if I am on the right path and if not, what path should I be on! Here are a few of the resources I came across that I found helpful, I hope they work for you too!

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Photo downloaded from Unsplash

15 Ways to Tell if You're on the Right Career Path

Gold right? This is exactly what I was looking for! So I basically learned I am not in the right job from this survey.

5 Ways to Tell if You Need a Career Change

I felt like this author was describing my exact situation! So much so that I went to her website and signed up for her newsletter. She has resources and quizzes to help us with what we should be doing! Check it out here!

11 Best Career Quizzes

Oh man, I love quizzes! These are what The Muse deem to be the best so I will have to do them all! Hopefully they will give me some clarity!