Have you been counting down the days until your OOO email?

Have you been counting down the days until your OOO email?

December has arrived. For some of us it is "Where has the year gone?" but for others it is a time of year to look forward to with much longing. It is a time where it is generally acceptable to take time off work, with the exception of some professions of course.

Not so many years ago, as Decembers started to get closer, I remember the feeling of exhaustion creeping up on me when I used to be in a job I wasn't satisfied with.

Highly sensitives and the workplace

Highly sensitives and the workplace

I am highly-sensitive.

If you’re reading this, you may be too.  Welcome!

I’m not sure how much you know about the topic of high-sensitivity. I am still learning more about it each day, but it was a huge relief to me the first time I heard this was real. It’s taken me many years to believe it is true, to accept it as one of my traits, to stop trying to change it and now to even love it.

What’s stopping you from making a career change?

What’s stopping you from making a career change?

It is often easier to stay in our current role than to make a change.  Until it isn’t. When the idea of doing the same job, or a more senior version of it, for the rest of your life fills you with dread – a word my clients use often – or you just can’t motivate yourself enough to get through a normal work day, why do we still find it hard to take a first step towards real change?