The Radical Sabbatical: The Millennial Handbook to the Quarter-life Crisis, by Emma Rosen This book has a target audience but it is actually a useful guide to anyone thinking about taking time out, especially if you detest your job. While Rosen’s approach is based on her personal experience of giving up a job that made her thoroughly miserable and then embarking on a year out to try 25 different occupations, there are useful chapters that provide guidance on what to think about if you feel you need a constructive break. Whether you feel you need an extended period to recharge or wish to change your life completely, the book offers tips on how to work out what you need to do next: should you change jobs or change your career altogether; how much time should you take out, and what goals should you set for yourself. Rosen makes you think about work and what we want from it in a very different way — it is more practical and so the outcome will probably be a better fit for your personali...

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