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5 things my career break taught me.

End of Jan 2017 was when I last held a full time job. For unavoidable reasons, I’ve been on a career break. Like always, I tend to look at the good side of life. So, here’s my story. With ample learnings life has provided me with, through various experiences at different stages, I have been […]

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End of Jan 2017 was when I last held a full time job. For unavoidable reasons, I’ve been on a career break. Like always, I tend to look at the good side of life. So, here’s my story.

With ample learnings life has provided me with, through various experiences at different stages, I have been able to dive deep & understand myself better. This journey of my life has made me stronger in all possible ways. I believe learning is a never ending process – We must unlearn, learn and relearn continually.

What keeps me going in my journey is my optimism and resilience. I learnt valuable lessons – life taught me how to handle crisis, stand by people who I deeply care about, more about what my strengths are and most importantly, about who I truly am and what I am capable of.

Nevertheless, I have always believed that all that happens, happens for good. So here’s my list of all the lessons I have learnt during my lowest phase of life:

  1. Soul searching – On my path to understand who I truly am.
  2. Self care is indispensable.
  3. Priceless learnings – face fears, break mental barriers, vent it out, accept, grow, heal, build on strengths and stay true to who I am.
  4. Never stop learning – [unlearn-learn-relearn] It is always a good time to take passions to the next level and align with one’s purpose.
  5. Most importantly, always be grateful for all that life has offered.

These life lessons have given me the opportunity to have a hands on experience in leadership, empathy, being optimistic, kind, helpful and being resourceful that perhaps no job or designation could ever provide! It indeed is blissful.

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