Day 27 of Funemployment, 19 March:
On hearing news of my resignation, many well-meaning loved ones reached out:
“Woohoo! That means you have more time to meet up right?”
“Can you help me with this project since you have so much time now?”
As much as I knew these were said with the best and most loving of intentions,
I felt overwhelmed by the tsunami of requests on my time and energy.
… Read More Yes I’m Unemployed, But No I’m Not Free All The Time.
This post contains affiliate links. I didn’t make the decision to resign and take a year off work on impulse. It was 2 years in the making. During this time, I was often confused, scared and anxious. Thankfully, I wasn’t alone. I was able to lean on the wisdom of many others to figure out… Read More 5 Books Which Helped Me Build the Courage to Take 12 Months Off Work.
I’m starting with focusing because that’s going to be fundamental to the success of everything else.
Here’s what the plan to build my focus looks like.… Read More ‘Focusing’ is the Theme for Month 1 of My Sabbatical. Here’s How I Intend To Live It Out.
Spending on travel: when is it an expense and when is it an investment?… Read More Why Travel Isn’t The Focus of My One Year Sabbatical.
These three fears that held me back were: 1. How will I know I’m saving up enough? 2. Will I be harming my future self? 3. What are the opportunity costs of this one year?… Read More 3 Money Fears That Almost Stopped Me From Taking My Sabbatical.
Day 5 of funemployment:
Today I want to talk about privilege, and how acknowledging my luxury of having options was a critical first step in deciding I was going to take 12 months off.… Read More Yes, I Am Privileged AF To Take 12 Months Off.
Why I quit an incredible job with fantastic people, opportunities and perks to spend 12 months exploring things about myself and problems.… Read More I Just Quit My Job of Nearly 5 Years to Live Off Savings For a Year.