When I decided to become a health care professional, I knew that I would always love what I do. To help someone go from sickness to health is quite rewarding. In the time of illness people are at their most vulnerable, it’s scary; it’s overwhelming and often confusing. Being able to help my patients through their difficult times is what drove me to my career. A father tearing up at the sight of their newborn, a patient’s soft whisper of thank you, these are the fulfilling joys of my job. But lately there have been more grey clouds than silver linings, a young patient diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, or telling a patient there is nothing more to do. These moments can be haunting for even for a seasoned health care professional. So after close to 20 years it’s time for a career change.
It’s not that I don’t love what I do, but what happens when going to work brings about depressing feelings of anxiety? Is it worth it to continue?
Entrepreneurship is something I’ve been strongly considering. Several ideas have been floating in my head but I’ve always been scared to take the leap. A leap of faith is what I need.
Time for the worker to bee-come the Queen
So ever thought about changing careers? or have you done it already?? What was your experience?