Before making any career changing decisions make sure you are in a healthy mindset – that is the message from Caroline Ceniza-Levine on the Ivy Exec blog.  Ceniza-Levina looks at common problems with rushed or poorly made decisions and offers solutions to these potential issues that might cloud judgment.

Among her advice includes seeking professional help and not just from career coaches - although this is a great source to help you find clarity. Instead, Ceniza-Levina suggests you put health first, and if you have trouble maintaining motivation, a personal trainer can provide you the structure and boost needed.

The predominant message from the article is take time before you make any decisions and ensure that nothing is clouding your judgment. Sort out all areas of your life first to enable you to make clear decisions, and to ensure you can handle the up-rooting changes involved in career transition.

Read the full article here.

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