Actively Choose to Design Your Life

If we don’t look at lifestyle design as continuous action, anything can be a lifestyle design. Technically, working 40+ hours/week for 40+ years is a lifestyle design. But, unless you are intentionally choosing that lifestyle for yourself, you are not designing your life. If you don’t actively design your life, you are choosing the default.

Taking a Break from Work Can Give You a Whole New Perspective

In 2017, Diania took a 2-month break from work to walk that Camino de Santiago (a 500-mile trek in Spain). This entire experience transformed her life – from saving to make the trip, negotiating the time off, the trip itself, and its aftermath. Taking a break from work was the catalyst Diania needed to completely change her life.

F-You Money is More than a Number

While my experience with anxiety was very challenging, it taught me some important lessons about putting myself first. A key financial concept known as F-You Money gave me the confidence to move forward in a way that prioritized my health and happiness. I’ve also had more recent realizations about F-You money. I originally thought that the sole purpose of F-You Money was to be able to get yourself out of a bad situation. After becoming an entrepreneur, I see that it can also allow you to take advantage of an opportunity.

8 Tips to Help You Work From Home Effectively

A lot of us have been working from home for the past year due to COVID. Many people have absolutely loved working from home. Others haven’t enjoyed it quite so much. Here’s what I learned about working from home that I’ve applied to my life as a new entrepreneur.

Take a Sabbatical to Test Your Future Plans

In this Slow FI interview, Mel, from Modest Millionaires, shares how she is taking a 1-year sabbatical to test out her Coast FI plan. She will work part-time on her business while having plenty of time to spend with her family. If things go as planned, she may never need to return to the traditional workforce.

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