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Leaving Your 9-5

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Who Is Kayla Of Writing From Nowhere?

"You're living in a dream world, sweetheart." Was that supposed to be an insult? A male Karen hurled that at me over a bag of trail mix, as I shared that I was on a search for fulfillment. The precise sentiment that sparked this retort, oddly enough, was me saying that I wanted a pet goat and a couple of chickens. Given that both goats and chickens do in fact exist, I'm not sure which[...]

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Tips For Transitioning To Remote Work After A Lay Off

Transitioning to remote work isn't always the travel-filled, palm tree-lined path to freedom that many people envision. For some, the transition to remote work comes at a difficult chapter in life: after being laid off from their job. Today, we have the privilege of hearing about one woman's journey to remote work after being laid off as a flight attendant during the pandemic. This is[...]

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Digital Entrepreneur FAQs: What You’ve Always Wondered

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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[...]

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

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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[...]

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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:[...]

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

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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[...]

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Business Mantras To Build Your Ironclad Entrepreneurial Mindset

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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[...]

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

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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. [...]

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