A Letter to The Escape Tribe

For my regular readers, I have been working with the brilliant Escape School, in particular an amazing group of 50 people wishing to get unstuck and do something different. It has been such an enjoyable and moving process that I wanted to write them a short letter… Dear Escape Tribe, I can’t tell you my Read More

How Did You Get Stuck? Gradually then Suddenly.

In Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises one character asks: How did you go bankrupt?” “Two ways, gradually then suddenly” comes the reply. And in a nutshell that explains how so many of us get trapped in career paralysis. No one plans to get stuck in a job they hate.  Most of us make a Read More

Values and Vulnerabilities

This is a guest post by the brilliant Dr Nic Hooper. Let me tell you about the last few days of my life. ——————————————————————————————————– Day 1 On Thursday morning I travelled to the University of Chester to give an invited talk about my work on Relational Frame Theory (RFT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Read More

New Case Study – Lana Novak

Hello Lana! What were you doing prior to coming to The Career Psychologist? I was working as an Art Director in advertising for over 10 years. I then had my daughter and suddenly my work/career outlook changed completely. Why did you originally come to The Career Psychologist? After having my daughter I realised that I did Read More

Cultivating your own Dream Team

by Nimita Shah ‘Isolation is a dream killer’ – Barbara Shear. I can count on one hand the number of people in my life I considered as part of my very own ‘career change dream team’ when I decided to walk away from a soul crushing job in the corporate world. In hindsight I realise Read More

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