Here’s a fascinating article from Flexcareer coach’s page. It’s called Navigating a Career Change: How to Find Your ‘Why’ When You Make a Big Career Change.
It shares some insights. This one’s particularly thought-provoking:
When you make a career change from full-time to part-time employment, or leave paid employment to raise a family, or leave paid employment to run your own business, or any combination of these (!) there will be a measurable impact on your identity. My personal experience is that you can have trouble with this shift if you’re not clear about your “why”.
Take a look at the rest of this article for more information and context.