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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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How To Survive Remote Work Life In 2021

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In many ways, remote work life has never been easier. There's a tool for everything! You can work from literally anywhere! But sometimes instead of an exotic, stimulating locale, you end up working 12-hour days from your couch in your bathrobe. *cough, 2020* You may look down at the crumbs and coffee stains that have enveloped your pajamas and think: What has happened to me?! It's just[...]

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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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Travel Wellness Kit: How To Take Care Of Yourself On The Road

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Traveling becomes uncomfortable, expensive and loses its shine when you are unwell on the road. This travel wellness kit will help minimize all of these discomforts and inconveniences so you can focus on being in the moment and enjoying your time in this special destination. Staying well while traveling is always important, but it's even more paramount when you are a digital nomad or[...]

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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. If you’v[...]

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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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