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The sabbatical

The sabbatical

Traditionally, a sabbatical involves a break from work, granted by your employer, and after taking a mutually agreed-upon amount of time off, you return to your work. 

  • A sabbatical can be used to consciously achieve your goals.
  • A sabbatical might be necessary if you feel drained, unmotivated or exhausted.

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A sabbatical is a chance to readjust, refocus, and get refreshed for the next phase of your life.

  1. Save as much money as possible in advance. 
  2. Find a support system. Self-doubt or criticism from others could prevent you from taking a sabbatical.

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The concept of the sabbatical has its roots in the Hebrew Bible. Every seven years, a sabbath year (rest) was commanded to give the land rest from agricultural activity.  

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You need a good reason for your time off. 

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