You get to choose the direction you want your creative sabbatical to take. You can further your professional development, or you can choose to go lateral: explore a completely different field to yours. I encourage you to choose the latter, if you are willing, chef. It makes you use your pattern recognition skill, which is vital for a creative profession like ours.
That is the reason why I am holding Monday’s Fireside Chat on creative sabbaticals: this lockdown might feel like a limitation, but we still have the ability to stretch our minds and our creative potential. Link in profile for more information.