From conquering burnout to focusing on yourself, realign on what matters.
Most sabbaticals aren’t by choice. In fact, two-thirds of sabbatical-takers are thrust into their time off by work or personal crises—the death of a loved one, a toxic relationship at work or at home, job termination, or a personal health issue.
The impact of this dynamic is a vicious cycle: it takes longer to disconnect and heal before they can truly reap the benefits of time off.
“I always had my computer with me, even on the weekends. I loved what I was doing—I loved my team and believed in the mission—but there really wasn’t a time where I was just disconnected. I wouldn’t have said I was burned out, but that’s because I was too close to it all.”