This is the fifth article following The Irony of Quitting My Job to Take a Sabbatical, the first in a series on what I learned and what I’d recommend from quitting my job to take a six-month sabbatical (without another job in sight). Here, I share the reasons why we don’t let go and the importance of doing so in order to move forward.
“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse
Letting go can be scary.
There was a part of me that clung onto my job, despite how much I disliked it.
I know I wasn’t alone in this. Too many of us stick around in situations, labels or relationships that were maybe fitting at one point, but we’ve since outgrown.