Category

Leaving Your 9-5

/

Digital Entrepreneur FAQs: What You’ve Always Wondered

A woman walks underneath of an old, aged stone archway up steps. There are palm trees in the background and the image inspires adventure and travel.

Have you been side-eyeing digital entrepreneurs, wondering if the lifestyle is possibly as exciting as full of opportunity as it looks? The pay-offs for being a digital entrepreneur are massive: you have no income ceiling, can outsource tasks you don’t like and work from anywhere in the world. But, just like any alternative lifestyle, it's not without difficulties. Let me answer[...]

/

Quit Your Full-Time Job And Travel The World With These 3 Careers

A woman, the author of the blog post, sits on a stone ledge over a canal alongside old, typically-German houses. She is facing away from the camera in a thoughtful manor, wearing a sweater, jeans and hiking boots

If you’re someone who’s always wanted to travel the world, you should quit your job and do it now!  Traveling full time might seem like an impossible proposition, but it really isn’t. All you need to do is find more flexibility in your work.  In this post, we explore freelance writing, teaching English, and travel blogging as three remote jobs and online career options[...]

/

Escape The Rat Race – Where Do You Even Begin?

Look to your right: what's riding shotgun, telling you where to turn in life? Is it the pursuit of fulfillment, exploring passions, faith, relationships, what brings you joy? Or, is it a job that you'd happily leave tomorrow? If you're nodding along to the latter, then it may be time to start plotting your course to escape the rat race. The rat race isn't any particular type of job:[...]

/

How To Live Your Ideal Life In 6 Months With Lifestyle Design

A woman in a yellow jacket stands in a field of yellow flowers, facing away from the camera, looking thoughtful

Do you feel at odds with life's conveyer belt? You have the job and salary, but it doesn't feel like a victory? Or maybe you're still working towards those pillars of modern life and are realizing that you don't even want them. Well, your ideal life is out there, and you can achieve it with lifestyle design. Society's standard package is something we're all familiar with: a house ful[...]

/

Business Mantras To Build Your Ironclad Entrepreneurial Mindset

A Black woman sits in a hair on her laptop in a stylish apartment

It takes unspeakable motivation to build an online business and keep going before there's a payoff ($$). Many people will start but fold because they lacked a strong entrepreneurial mindset. Hold these business mantras in your mind and your odds of surviving all the doubt and struggle are inevitably increased. Intro To Entrepreneurial Mindset & Business Mantras The allure of l[...]

/

Escape 9 To 5 Life: 4 Steps To Establishing The Correct Mindset

A row of grey cubicles

Some remote workers vision, plan and articulate their dream to escape 9 to 5 life. Other people are simply going about their normal work routine when an unexpected work meeting delivers a surprise. That's what happened to me: I didn't plot to "escape" 9 to 5 life - it just happened. Like so many others during the pandemic, I suffered a layoff due to COVID budget constraints. [...]

/

Career Fulfillment: How To Know If Your Career Isn’t A Good Match

A woman's hands type on a laptop.

You've worked hard to get where you're at in your career. You studied, hustled and sweat to advance in your profession. Yet, you may have a nagging or even shameful feeling of unhappiness. The likely source? Lack of career fulfillment. The feeling you're experiencing may be dull and obscure, but lack of career fulfillment could be the exact pinpoint of your emotions. The definitio[...]

/

Remote Work Success Stories: Women To Inspire You To Go For It

A woman sits in the distance, outside through open doors. In the foreground is a dark apartment, and in the distance a woman sits on her laptop amongst palm trees

Can you hear the siren's call, singing an intoxicating melody about working online and living the life you want? I reckon that's what's brought you here to Writing From Nowhere today. You've seen people do it online, and you want to believe it's possible to become one of these remote work success stories yourself. It was only a few years ago that I was in your shoes. I scoured the int[...]

/

Lifestyle Deflation: How To Afford Your Dream Lifestyle

A cabin sits amongst trees on a mountainside, with the sun setting in the background

Everyone's heard of inflation, but have you heard deflation? The simple act of lifestyle deflation will move mountains as you work on achieving your dream lifestyle. If you've never heard of lifestyle deflation before, you may be asking yourself: what does lifestyle deflation even look like in practice? Lifestyle deflation looks like cutting expenses where you can. Reducing your s[...]

Skip to content