Earlier today, I was randomly going through my Facebook memories when I saw photos of me in a toga. Apparently, it has been four years since my college graduation. When I posted a throwback on my Instagram stories, a lot of my batchmates replied and said they couldn't believe that we've been ~adulting~ for quite some time now. (TBH, same.) Before, we would just simply think about what classes to take, which orgs to join, and where to hang out during our break. Now, the "real world" has got us asking more important questions.
For some reason, whenever I get together with my college friends, we always end up talking about our careers. You probably experience this at your barkada reunions, too. There's that mini existential crisis: Am I actually pursuing a career that's *right* for me? How do I know when it's time to resign? And despite the pandemic, how do I stay focused and motivated? If you find yourself asking these questions, you're definitely not alone. Luckily, life and career coach Aurora M. Suarez recently launched Good Job: A Meaningful Career Journal to help anyone who's still trying to figure out their career journey. Take a look.
Good Job: A Meaningful Career Journal
The Good Job journal was made so that people can clearly identify their career challenges and plan their next right steps. It's filled with thoughtful questions and creative prompts that aim to dig deep into a person's strengths, values, and abilities. With this journal, you get to reflect on your current stressors and look at life from a different perspective. According to Aurora, "When you sit down with the Good Job journal, the clarity you will get from knowing yourself and your motivations better is empowering and can provide the direction you need.”
The Good Job journal has four sections:
- Career mood tracker: It's a 30-day mood tracking section where you can examine your moods and triggers.
- Where you are now: This part lets you reflect on your career and/or life experiences so you'll know what really matters to you.
- Where you want to be: This lets you look at your life from a broader perspective—moving beyond your current role and seeing your job in the context of living a more meaningful life.
- The next steps: Here, you can create an actionable plan on what you want to do based on your insights from the journal.
The Good Job: A Meaningful Career Journal is currently priced at P599.
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