My Termination 3 Month Anniversary – Beyond Money…For Now

That feeling of peace, when you can say to yourself, “Hey, I got this.”

Something pretty unexpected happened during the third month of my unemployment. Amazingly, my anxieties and stress about money, which were always in the background ready to jump to the fore, faded to a quiet murmur. I started to become beyond money.

At least for now.

And when I say beyond money, I mean that money no longer engenders in me the negative emotions as it did in the past. Instead, it allows me to conceive and achieve my goals.

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What Are You Willing to Suffer For? A Response to Mark Manson

I recently came across an article written by author Mark Manson, who wrote The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, a counterintuitive primer on how to deal with life’s problems.

Great book, despite the profanity

I liked it, despite the profanity in the title. I thought his writing was refreshingly honest. And his traveling lifestyle was something I could easily identify with.

There were many elements of Greek Stoicism – written for the Millennial generation.
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My Termination 2 Month Anniversary – The 80/20 Principle for My Schedule

Feeling like I’m still on the clock…

It’s now been 2 months since my termination from my company. I was actually not sure what to expect once the frenzied paperwork subsided. (Please see my post on my 1 Month Anniversary which was a roller coaster of emotions.)

I even took a pleasant vacation with my wife, which was fun and a lot of work planning and organizing. But since my 1 month anniversary, I’ve been settling in and thinking of the future. Continue reading “My Termination 2 Month Anniversary – The 80/20 Principle for My Schedule”