From: Fast Company

HOW TO PULL YOURSELF OUT OF A CAREER RUT

Fast Company:

It’s human nature to feel overcome with doubt during periods of change. Sometimes an event in your personal life can derail positive momentum in your professional career. These disruptions have a tendency to propel you into a state of unrest and uncertainty, where the decisions you make in the moment might not be the best in the long term.

An April 2015 study published in Psychological Science, found that measuring time in days instead of months, or months instead of years, makes future events seem closer. The study’s authors concluded people work harder toward reaching their goals when their perception of time has been altered.

We tend to get ahead of ourselves in life. We forget how much we have already accomplished, and how many greater feats lie ahead. Taking a moment to look at the big picture can be a calming way to overcome any professional or personal rut.

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