We are often swayed by the should's when choosing a Career. I should chose a "respectable job", I should please my family, I should make a certain amount of money. While all of these are important factors in choosing a career I still think we can enjoy our work and make a living... Mindful Career Planning by identifying what your your core values or "non-negotiable" right now, finding areas of your work where you can use your strengths and identifying environments and cultures where you will thrive is key to finding work that we can live with.
By being mindful in your career planning you can get "unstuck" instead of narrowing the options spend some time expanding your choices.. Sure it might take time and effort but finding a support to help you on your career journey is the key.
Here are a few self assessments that can help you get started in finding your true fit: