Little did I know when I sent an email on Groundhog Day last year that most of 2020 would be a year of dealing with déjà vu. Trapped in the repetition of pandemic living, I’ve found some solace in my kitchen. While I don’t assume what works for me will work for you, here are my lessons: Mix it up. Recently, I’ve started trying a new recipe every week. It’s fun to get out of my comfort zone, experiment and learn to accept failure. (Trust me, there have been some duds.) One less decision. I make the same dinner every Monday. It’s one of our favorites and we always have the ingredients. Find new ways to connect. Baking cookies has become an escape for me. I share them with neighbors, family, friends and the occasional repairman. It's one way to stay connected and bring a smile. Sometimes it’s little things that help get you out of a rut. If you’re feeling stuck in your career, you don’t have to stay there. Let’s talk.