Last month, I left my job to join the University Relations team at Newman University.
A lot of things change when you change jobs.
I have a new boss, a new team, a new desk, new tasks…
I have new health insurance, a new dental plan, new investments…
I have new energy, new sleeping habits, new morning rituals…
I have work-life balance.
When once I would wake up with work – checking email while making coffee at 6 a.m. (if I could pull myself out of bed that early)…
And when once I would go to bed with work – checking email again before finally closing my eyes…
And when once I would dream about work…
I don’t check my email until I get to the office in the morning – though it’s still pretty impossible to wake up at 6.
I don’t check my email when I’m at home in the evening.
I don’t bring work home.
I go out with friends. I stay in with my husband. I make dinner – and I’m getting so good at cooking protein.
We went to a musical, people.
Even after just four weeks, I have so much more energy. I want to do stuff again!
Like work out.
Walk the dog.
Get a Fitbit.
I don’t know how many times a person is allowed to fall off and get back on the metaphorical wagon, but I plan on giving it another go.