Entering a new career can be extremely confusing. Moving on from a version of you (which may have been in school, taking a break, raising children, or in a different field) can be difficult. Even if you’re ready to move on, it can be helpful to reflect while also planning. Here are three journal prompts to complete while in the process of finding a new job. Consider setting a timer for 10-15 minutes for each prompt, and pushing yourself to write the entire time. Let everything flow from brain to paper.
- If I could ask myself one question five years from now, what would I ask the future version of myself? Why is this important to me to know? How will the answer to this question determine my choices now?
- If I could tell myself one thing five years ago, what would I tell myself? Why is this important for the past version of myself to know? Would knowing this have changed any of my decisions?
- If I picture my perfect workday, what is happening? What does it feel like? What does it smell like? What do I hear? Who are my coworkers? Where am I? What is most important task I have? What tasks am I completing? Is it fast-paced? Am I being creative?
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