How To Escape The 9 to 5 Conundrum

Why You Should Leave Your 9 – 5

For many years I would wake up to the sound of my alarm – dread, disgust, anger, frustration – were the thoughts that flooded my mind. Is this all there is to life? I thought to myself. Is life really about struggling to wake up day in and day out with all these negative emotions and pain just bottled up inside me? I continue to put on my collared shirt and do my tie up – while simultaneously dreading the thought of saying “good morning, how are you?” to every co-worker in the office – even though I despised there very existence. Un-nessasary micro-management, repetitive and meaningless work, mind-numbing work gossip – this is the life of a corporate hound dog. You were told everything would be fine and dandy once you graduate and land yourself a job, only to discover the truth – and the lies you were fed. Is there a way out? Of course there is – and you know it, that is why you’re reading this very article. I’m here to show you how to break free from the chains of societal expectations and tune in to the life of your true desires.


How To Be The Master Alchemist Of Your Life

Its not easy going against your parents expectations, society’s expectations and maybe even your significant others expectations. But is life really suppose to be easy? nope. Anything with meaning in your life has come through hardship, determination and persistence. Not through accepting things as they are. I need you to question yourself right now – ask yourself, are you living the life you are meant to be living at this very moment? You don’t need a psychiatrist to figure out the answer to that one. You will feel it within your body instantly. It’s like saying “I love you” to someone who you don’t love – you’re gut instincts will instantly send signals to you and you’ll know whether or not it was the truth. So now that you’ve asked yourself the question and you’re being honest to who you truly are – let me show you another alternative to your shitty 9 to 5 lifestyle.

Develop Your Life Mission 

Ask yourself what is it you really want out of life. What is the lifestyle you want to live? What is the type of person you want to be? What goals do you want to accomplish? What gets you excited and puts a smile on your face? Once you’ve established the type of person you want to be (using the gut instinct technique) now you need to figure out how you will get there.

Start thinking about work that you can do that will enhance your life rather than diminish it. Go deep in to your core and ask yourself what is it you would like to do and simultaneously get paid for. Something that, rather than feeling dread – you’ll feel excitement and joy for – knowing that you are on your own personal life mission. So what is it? Author, actor, comic, surgeon, teacher, blogger, business owner, artist. Run through all the options that Come to mind and pick one. Wouldn’t it be better to fail doing something you love then to succeed doing something you hate?

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Start Small – But Start TODAY

The key to success is starting. let me tell you a short story: In his high school years a boy wrote “I want to be a millionaire” as his life goal. The young boy grew up in poverty, went to the army, and then later started working as a store clerk. After going to his first polo match (the horseback sport) he liked the fashion in the sport and slowly went about building his own clothing company based on this fashion. The boys name is Ralph Lauren – and he is now worth an estimated $7 billion. So as you see, its not about growing up in riches or coming up with a miraculous idea – but its about starting. If you have an idea or a passion – begin to explore steps you can take to fulfil those ideas – and soon enough they will become a reality. But it will take hardship, persistence and vision – as we discussed earlier. So what now? Simply start. What do you have to lose besides a life-time of dread? Start today. We all know that life is about the journey not the destination, so start your journey new today. I hope you have discovered something profound about yourself while reading this article and I wish you all the best.