Do You Work In Retail? 7 Reasons Why You Must Quit Your Job, NOW!

When all is said and done, what we choose to do for a living is a clear reflection of the person we are inside; a window to the soul, a looking glass into how we perceive our own place in the world. There are high achievers and the unemployed, the […]

8 Awesome Ways To Improve Your Job (that you can try today)

There are few activities in life more satisfying than pulling out a big wad of cash and blowing it on something you really don’t need. That feeling of handing the better part of your rent money to a grubby handed shop assistant in exchange for whatever it is that floats […]

10 Reasons why you should work for yourself

Yes it’s another one of those ‘quit your job’ type articles but the reason I write so many of them is because working for yourself is just so goddamn awesome. I quit my job to become a guitar teacher and for the first time I can genuinely say that I […]

7 reasons why you don’t want to quit your job (and how to ignore them)

You’re probably reading this for one of two reasons. Either you have some kind of dissatisfaction with your job or I bribed you with a promise of chocolate biscuits and copious amounts of alcohol. Don’t worry I’m not stooping that low (unless it would work, let me know…). Anyway, if […]

Retail is evil – Why I gave up my job

It felt like I had just been hit by a train. Her comment had blindsided me to such an extent that I stood there, open mouthed, struggling to comprehend what I had just heard. Her eyes staring at me intently; her ignorance was astounding but yet I couldn’t respond. I […]

6 Things I’ve learned from 6 months without a job

I’m lying, it’s just short of 6 months but a post titled 5.5 months without a job doesn’t have the same impact. So yes, I’m a little early but if I didn’t write it now I would probably forget. For those of you who have only just stumbled upon my […]

5 Reasons Why Time Is More Important Than Money

If you work ridiculous hours and have no time to actually have a life then you are doing it all wrong! Time is more important than money! There I’ve said it. The whole idea is that you work to live and not live to work but somewhere down the line a lot […]

You Are NOT Your Job

Most of us have had a time in our lives when we meet someone new and that dreaded question rears its ugly head. “So what do you do?” Those words can have a crippling effect on our social interactions, to the point where we can even lie and deceive for […]

How To Find Your Passion In 5 Simple Steps

As stated in my previous article Don’t like doing something? Stop NOW! I mention how waking up and dreading the day ahead is a really bad way to live your life. We’ve all been through it and some of us experience this right now. If you woke up today feeling […]

12 questions to ask yourself before quitting your job

This is just a quick post that was inspired by a lot of the questions (and self doubts) I had when I became interested in quitting my job. 1. Do I really want to do this? Ask yourself first of all if your new venture is really what you want […]

How I Embraced The All Or Nothing Mentality

I think there are two types of people in this world. Those are able to motivate themselves almost at will, and those who need a giant kick up the ass to do something. Okay guess what category I belong to… Thank you for that. My problem is that I have […]

7 Reasons Why Getting A Job Is A Bad Idea

We get told from a very early age that we are supposed to go to college, then to university, rack up a huge debt so that we can get a safe career and retire at 65 to grow old and wear brown trousers. No. That’s just stupid. So with that […]