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How To Change Careers After 40

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When I was 48, I decided to change careers.

I’d spent my entire professional life working in public relations, in corporate and agency settings, as well as having my own consultancy.

I stopped working for a while when my children were young, then picked up my consultancy work when they were older, then cut back again to help my oldest daughter pursue her dream of becoming a professional ballet dancer.

Once she left home to pursue her career, I could have easily jumped back into my public relations consultancy and been assured of a steady income working in a profession where I was experienced and comfortable.

But something happens to us at mid-life. We wake up one day and suddenly the status quo is no longer interesting or even acceptable. We begin to question the life we’ve been living, the work we’ve devoted ourselves to for so many years.

You start asking yourself existential questions like, “Why am I doing all of this? What is my purpose here? Is this really all there is?”

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About Barrie’s Work

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  Leo Babauta, Zen Habits
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