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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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Remote Work Burnout Is Real: Here’s How to Avoid It

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The remote workforce was one of the saving graces in 2020. Industries of all breadths were able to transition their employees to working from home, allowing people to continue on with their careers without putting their health at risk. However, physical health isn’t the only concern worth keeping in mind right now. There’s also the matter of avoiding remote work burnout. Note From[...]

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5 Digital Nomad Cities In The US Worth Your Consideration

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Picture a digital nomad: do you see a happy traveler typing away on their laptop by a beach in Bali? Or perhaps a backpacker lounging up against a famous historical landmark in any of Europe's picture-perfect digital nomad cities? Well, you would be right. Digital nomads work while they travel, and travel while they work. A study on SpringerLink notes that many choose their travel des[...]

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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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What Do Bloggers Do? A Day In The Life Of A Blogger

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Back in 2017 before I had started my blogging journey, I also pondered the question: what do bloggers do all day?! Blogging isn't a traditional career, so it's a natural curiosity. I'm asked this question often now that I run my online business (that stemmed from my blog) full-time. To ease some curiosity and shine a light for anyone who thinks they may want to become a blogger the[...]

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

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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[...]

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

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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[...]

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Lifestyle Deflation: How To Afford Your Dream Lifestyle

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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[...]

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Are You Sleepwalking Through Life? How To Live Consciously

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It's a very confronting question: am I sleepwalking through life? No matter how vigilantly you try to live consciously, at one point or another the answer will probably be yes. Deciding to tune out the numb hum of modern life and consciously absorb every part of our day is a noble task, and takes great awareness. I reckon most people never bother to actively live consciously because s[...]

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