Right career – wrong career plan

10th March 2015 by NASGP

Right career – wrong career plan

We use all manner of deceptions on ourselves to avoid dealing with things we know we should do. I am ashamed to say that I am terrible with tax returns and generally do them the week before the deadline. However I need no encouragement to go for a healthy walk, and often walks becomes more and more attractive as the tax deadline approaches. Others may find it hard to do exercise but enjoy their tax returns!

Careers are no exception and its easy to hide dissatisfaction, sometimes for years.

Some people face the reality, and indeed accept the reality, of the day-to-day challenges of clinical practice with calm and equanimity, and others struggle with feelings and thoughts such as “Am I happy doing this?”; “Is this what i should be doing?”; “Would i be happier doing something else?”.

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