Last fall, Emma requested a 1-month medical leave from work. When I heard about her experience, I knew that I wanted to feature her in a Slow FI interview.
Recently, we’ve written a lot about spending money. But, it’s important to be clear why why we have money to spend on the things we value. One reason is that we’ve learned to cut costs on the things we don’t. Here are a few of the ways we save money that add up.
One huge reason we don’t make changes to improve our lives is that our work is such a large part of our identities. When we don’t have a robust identity outside of work, it can keep us stuck. Learn how to disentangle your identity from your work.
Ten years ago, Liz scaled back work significantly. When she scaled back, she had more time for reflection. She found FI, and even though she was making less, they started saving more and working toward FI.
Earlier this month, I turned thirty-five! It felt like a really big milestone, so I decided to reflect back on what I’ve learned in my 35 years on earth. After reflecting, I decided to dig deeper and learn more about the value of reflective practice in our lives.