For now, I’ll be discussing the signs you should consider to quit your job and turn your passion project or side job into a full-time gig (yes you can do it!) :)
Ask Kach Howe Series - This is especially if the questions are redundant to the point that I get the same question every single day from 10 different people or when the questions are already answered in one of my blog posts. This happens a lot and I swear it’s time consuming especially if there’s a lot of follow up questions.
We all have that one friend who gives so much thought about having that perfect Instagram Caption as much as she does with here OOTDs. They are the kind of people who’s IG feed is perfectly curated and they have a specific shot in mind when traveling to new places. They are the people who have dozens of selfies on their phone and they can’t even decide which one to post.
I know you’ve been dying to see the world too especially in these times where amazing travel videos constantly pop-up in your screen and Instagram influencers are taking over your news feed. I was once like that too, and had I stayed in my comfort zone, I wouldn’t be where I am now. I know you need some motivation and here are quotes that I’ve been reading before which inspired me to work harder and travel the world! :)
Here are 100 Inspirational Travel Quotes For Solo Travelers that you can read when you’re scared to start your solo adventures, when you’re already there but you feel lonely, or when you’re back home and itching to start a new trip. Also perfect for your instagram worthy photos from your solo adventures :)
Unfortunately though, all good things must come to an end. You’ve had your fun, escaped the ‘real world’ for a year or two and now it’s time to get back to reality: build a career, buy a car, get married, buy a house, put babies in the house (Your own preferably. Don’t steal babies!) So that’s it – work and invest and raise miniature versions of yourself and do all of the things that you’re supposed to do up until retirement age. If you’ve looked after your health then you can get straight back to having fun again. Go wild! Grow your own vegetables; play golf; join some kind of committee; maybe go on nudist holidays when nobody you know is looking. It’s gonna be crazy!
But what if you don’t want to wait until the age of 65 to enjoy all these wonders that life has to offer? What if you want to join the naked-vegetable-golf-committee right now?! Well, you know what, you can!
Back in 2013, Jonathan and I were broke backpackers. We chose to leave our 8-5 jobs in exchange for a more fulfilling lifestyle. It’s a roller coaster ride. It was fun and exciting, but we are not millionaires-- it came to the point that we didn’t have much money to sustain that kind of lifestyle. We started assessing ourselves and our skills by asking ourselves: ‘What are we good at?’ ‘What else can we do aside from staring at our computers from 8-5 and serving coffee to our bosses?’ ‘Can we learn another skill while we’re on the road?’ ‘Can we earn from it?’
To put it simply, you should go to university, build a career, buy a car, get married, buy a house, raise your babies …you get the idea. If you’re lucky, by the time you hit retirement age you’ll still be in good enough health and have enough cash saved up to get back to having fun again. (READ: 9 types of trips you must take in your 20s)
Well, what if you don’t want to wait until you reach old age to have fun?
Before you let it all go and fly off on your great adventure, consider these: