Over the last few weeks I have been actively contemplating leaving consulting. I increasingly find myself stressed, highly anxious and burnt out. I moved from industry to consulting for the good pay but I have young kids and the long hours, client project deadline demands etc are just taking a toll in my mental health. I don’t know how y’all deal with this consulting stress Or is it just me?

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I left consulting and just the shift in culture has been life changing. Not having to bend over backwards at a client’s every wish does wonders for WLB and mental health

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Not just you. Single no kids. Same.

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I left consulting because it had taken over my life, and as hard as I tried to establish boundaries, they weren’t respected. There are jobs out there that pay the same or better than consulting and allow way more WLB.

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