Have you recently quit your job without much of a plan regarding what comes next? If you were working in a toxic environment that was physically or emotionally draining, you should first feel proud of yourself for taking control of your situation. But now that you are out of the unhealthy environment, what comes next? Depending on your personal circumstances you may have some time to figure out what comes next, or you may have to go on the job hunt immediately.

Regardless of why you quit, now is your opportunity to evaluate your goals and ensure you are living a life you love. In this article, we will outline some of the things you might want to consider after quitting your job. You deserve to live a happy and fulfilled life where you feel successful. Consider reaching out to a certified life coach or a transformational coach for guidance as you navigate a new chapter in your life.

Take Time Off If You Can

If you have quit your job and aren’t sure what comes next or don’t yet have a new job lined up, consider taking some time for yourself. Most people don’t quit their job on a whim. There was likely a valid reason for you to make this major life change. Allow yourself time to reflect on why the situation was not good for you and imagine yourself living life and working in a role that reflects who you are and your values. Not everyone has the financial ability to take time in between jobs, but if you can, consider giving yourself time to recover from your negative experience and grow into your new role with enthusiasm.

Ensure Your Next Job Aligns with Your Energy

Whether you are simply looking to start a new job in the same role with a different company or want to make a dramatic change, ensure that your desired new career aligns with your values and energy. Don’t settle for a job that is going to leave you feeling drained and unfulfilled. Even if you don’t love every moment of your job, you can still feel good about choosing a job that aligns with you on an energetic level.

Consider Making the Change You’ve Been Dreaming Of

If you have been wanting to start your own business or move somewhere new, now may be the time to do it. Consider reaching out to an entrepreneur coach for support in bringing your vision to life or allow a personal coach to help you build the confidence to take control of your dreams. No matter how big or small the goal, you deserve to go after what you want.

Refresh Your Resume and Take Control of Your Success

As you are considering your path also take time to boost yourself up with a refreshed resume and set yourself up for success with a confidence-boosting wardrobe. Dressing for success can make you feel great while also showing those around you who you are and why you need to be a part of their team. Your confidence in yourself will shine through when it comes to interacting with potential employers, take some time to ensure you are showing up authentically every step of the way in your new journey.

Quitting your job is a big step and knowing what to do next can be challenging. Allow yourself time to process why you left your job in the first place. Identify the areas that were not helpful for you and grow into a role that aligns with who you are. Getting support along the way can be a great first step towards living a life you love and thrive in.