|Quit job over stress
Aug 26, 2012
I just read your answer to the question about whether the individual should quit his job due to stress. Your cautionary answer was a good one. I quit my job as a surgeon due to stress over contamination and patient concerns 15 years ago and have regretted it ever since. Many of us are defined by what we do for a living and not doing anything says a lot and is extremely stressful. Never stop working unless you have to as the side effects of that decision are monumental.
| Response from Dr. Fawcett
Thank you for writing. Yours is a powerful example of the impact of such decisions. I hope you have been able to successfully find other ways to define yourself and derive fulfillment.
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