When you take a problem-solving approach to career planning, that limits your ability to create a new future, one that might be even better than you ever imagined. Try this appreciative inquiry exercise to see what new possibilities occur to you.
I went through major anxiety when I was in grad school, and that was a *lifetime* ago in the higher ed landscape. Before the recession. The women and men I coach are all battling this to one degree or another. While I can recommend tips and strategies, I just want you to know that you are not alone and I have been there.