This subject may seem odd, given our current social and economic conditions. It’s tempting—and understandable—to scale back plans and dreams in times of change and uncertainty. You’re grateful to be alive, to have a job, any job.
Career restlessness seems minor compared to worrying about losing your job and/or medical benefits, long-term unemployment, or the loss of a general sense of security. You may feel apprehensive about the future or even guilty or greedy about wanting more for yourself at a time of large-scale economic uncertainty and hardship for others.