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Sabbatical Advice

So, I quit my job. And I don’t have another lined up. This is mostly because it’s going to take a while to decompress from lawyering and also because I don’t really know what I want to do (aside from “not be a lawyer,” which is something, I suppose, though relatively unhelpful).

I am supremely lucky to have a husband who is the most supportive and convinced me that my mental health was worth more than my job, and that we would be just fine if I opted out for a while. This “while” might be around a year-ish. I hope to actually find something about which I have passion, and a direction for that passion in the next year. But also, I have some major sloth-like tendencies and, without a job, may find myself very content to sit on the couch with my dogs.


So, I am asking the hivemind to give me your best advice for not simply melting into the couch, and actually motivating to remain, at least somewhat, productive in figuring out what to do next. Anything you wish you had done with time off? Lessons learned? Health/hobby suggestions? 

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