What I Discovered when I Quit my First Job after 10 Months

What I Discovered when I Quit my First Job after 10 Months

When I graduated from grad school, I convinced myself, like most people in the helping professions, that I would go out and change the world. I chopped my hair off and moved home to Michigan where, bright-eyed, I walked into my first day as a new therapist. I applied to over 50 jobs before moving back home, where I accepted a job from the one and only company that took a chance on a new graduate like me. Being fresh in the field, I was motivated to work, learn, and discover my purpose through my new career. I dreamed about being able to help everyone. But less than a year in, I quit my first job– a decision that I now see as transformative in my own personal growth.

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