Taking a Break Along Your Current Career Path

2013-09-17T15:53:44+00:00September 17th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , |

I left the house this morning geared up for at least a four-mile run. I headed out to one of the parks in my neighborhood. The sites were particularly active and sensory this morning with kids playing soccer, families barbecuing, and photographers canonizing their subjects. Along the way I felt like what I really needed was to slow down and enjoy the scene around me. This shift in focus meant I would have to change my course of action from running to walking and even sitting on a park bench to people watch. There are times in life when we have to be willing to surrender our plans and shift to what we need in the moment. It's easy to live life by routine or on autopilot. We take this same tact with our graduate studies and related career choices even when [...]