Career and Personal Development

The Hats We Wear: Defining Your Roles in Life

In 2016, I wrote a New Year’s post about defining our roles in life and setting goals for the new year based on the various hats that we wear. I wanted to check-in with you about your goals and how they are coming along?

How many hats do you wear on a daily basis? Do you love all your hats? Do you need to let some responsibilities go so you can focus on better things? Does every hat you wear have a goal?

I challenge you to jot down all your hats this week and review the list with your boss, your spouse, quietly with yourself. 

My current hats (in no specific order):

  • Human Being
  • Wife
  • Mother
  • PhD Student
  • Researcher
  • Teacher
  • Homemaker
  • Christian
  • American
  • Daughter, Sister
  • Artist, Illustrator
  • Anthropologist
  • Writer, Author
  • Quilter, Sewist
  • Leader
  • Woman
  • Dog Owner
  • Reader
  • Kayaker
  • Explorer
  • Film Lover
  • Friend
  • Aunt, Godmother
  • Volunteer, Advocate


Article publié pour la première fois le 30/12/2019

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