3-Part Sabbatical Series: Everything You Need to Know About Why + How to Take Extended Time Off From Work

3-Part Sabbatical Series: Everything You Need to Know About Why + How to Take Extended Time Off From Work

I wrote a 3-part series on taking a sabbatical. It’s everything you need to know on why you need a sabbatical, what kind of timeout you’re looking for, and how to start planning your sabbatical…

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Sabbatical Planning: 7-Step Guide to How to Plan Your Sabbatical

Sabbatical Planning: 7-Step Guide to How to Plan Your Sabbatical

This is part 3 of a 3-part series I’ve written on why you need to take a sabbatical.

Not sure where to begin planning yours? Let’s break it down.

1. Decide What You Want to Do

The first thing to decide is what kind of sabbatical you want:

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What I Did on My 7-Week Sabbatical - Ideas For Yours!

What I Did on My 7-Week Sabbatical - Ideas For Yours!

Following on my previous post of 5 Reasons To Take a Sabbatical (an extended timeout or break from work), here’s what I did when I took 7 weeks off my producing day job. Hopefully it will help spark some ideas of what you might like to do when you take yours…

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5 Reasons to Take a Sabbatical (Extended Timeout or Break From Work)

5 Reasons to Take a Sabbatical (Extended Timeout or Break From Work)

If you follow me on Instagram, you would’ve been sick of all my travel updates the past few weeks (sorry, not sorry!) In my day job as an Executive Producer, I’m really fortunate to be working at a company that gives everyone a paid-for 6-week sabbatical every 7 years of…

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7 Natural Remedies to Prevent That Festive Hangover

7 Natural Remedies to Prevent That Festive Hangover

Ho! Ho! Ho! So you’ve made it through the office parties, manic airport queues, and trying not to kill your family members on day one of seeing them. Well done, you. Now with a few weeks of sleep debt, endless party hangovers and racing to wrap up the end of the year at the office, you’re feeling kind of run down and…

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The Mindful Person’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays with Family

The Mindful Person’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays with Family

December. Holiday season. Does that fill you with excitement and anticipation or some anxiety and dread? For those of us heading back to spend time with the family, perhaps we’ve got a mix of either end of the spectrum of feelings.

Ah, family. You can’t live without them…

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Karma Surf Retreat - SUP & Yoga Holiday!

Karma Surf Retreat - SUP & Yoga Holiday!

I've just returned from a one-week holiday in Portugal - staying in a beautiful house in the mountains in Malveira da Serra, near Sintra, and heading to the beach everyday at Cascais. I'd gotten to the point where I was near a burnout - taking on project after project at work, and also heading to nutrition school in London every other weekend (while living in Amsterdam...

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Notes From a Holiday

Notes From a Holiday

Eating well while on the road can usually be a challenge - you don't have a kitchen on hand to prepare nutritious meals, you're in a different timezone that's turned your whole system upside down, let alone your digestive tract, you've usually been flying for some time, so dehydrated skin and water retention or bloating (blechhh!) can happen. Basically - it's not pretty.  And add to that you're on foreign ground, so navigating your way to good food can be tricky especially if you're in some place off the beaten track...

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