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6 Signs It's Time To Quit Your Job

Lydia Lee | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Lydia Lee

Some people have a nagging feeling that the job they are in isn’t right for them. For me, it was a sudden, powerful realization that something was a...

How to Overcome the Top 3 Fears of Quitting a Job You Don't Like

Lydia Lee | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Lydia Lee

I speak to countless people who complain about their lives and say they want to quit their jobs, but who stay put year after year. I get it, I was there myself once. Understanding what is preventing you from taking action is one of the most important ways to move forward.

What Traveling for a Year Looks Like in Numbers

How Far From Home | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

March 2nd 2015 was departure day. It was the day we waved goodbye to South Africa, goodbye to a comfortable life with a comfortable salary, and goodby...

How My Wife And I Quit Our Jobs And Traveled For Two Years

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel

By Terence Loose, Contributor Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we shoul...

Words of Wisdom From 10 Women Who Quit Their Jobs to Follow Their Dreams

Brittany Policastro | Posted 03.26.2017 | Women
Brittany Policastro

When Taylor Hendricks returned home in 2014 from a world-rocking service trek in Nicaragua she was completely resolved to leave her current position with a nonprofit organization working on US health policy to find work in the global health/development field.

How Your Plan B Is Holding You Back From Business Success

Dequiana Jackson | Posted 03.11.2017 | Business
Dequiana Jackson

When you know you have a fallback plan, projects related to your passion can fall to the wayside. I'm not talking about the work you do to keep the lights on. I'm talking about the work you know you were called to do, those teachings that will really make a difference once you share them with the world.

Stop Asking Me Why I Quit My Job To Travel

Mag TravelingGirl | Posted 03.11.2017 | Travel
Mag TravelingGirl

For the first time in my life I started looking around and paying attention to life. I was rushing to achieve so much and was getting close to my final goal only to realize that there is a serious cost associated with that accomplishment. The cost of life. I realized we have only one!

3 Lessons to Keep in Mind When Leaving a Job With No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want

Smita Singh | Posted 01.29.2017 | Women
Smita Singh

Jumping into the entrepreneurial world after working in a job for many years can be challenging. For some that have been in the corporate world for a long time, they are so used to the stability and the routine that the fear of the unknown is what keeps them from foraying into the entrepreneurial world.

Why You Should Quit Your Job and Travel the World

Jordan Dansky | Posted 01.07.2017 | Travel
Jordan Dansky

Okay so first things first -- this post isn't just for those itching to break out of the cubicle, grab their backpack, and spend all their savings on finding themselves. It's about honoring what's right for you and believing in your dreams and passions enough to take a huge chance on yourself.

I Quit My Job A Year Ago. Here's What I've Learned.

Amanda Yuill | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business
Amanda Yuill

One year ago today, I walked into my boss' office at the company I had worked at for over a decade, and I quit. It was not a hasty decision, nor an easy one

5 Revealing Reasons to Start Your Side Hustle in 2016

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business
Liesha Petrovich

Call it whatever you want: solopreneur, freelancer, mompreneur or side hustler. Everyone's getting into the side business game. According to a recent ...

How Earning a Living Might Be Killing Your Creativity

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 11.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Lindsey Kesel

During my time spent in full-time office jobs, I can remember distinct conversations with colleagues where we would discuss what we'd rather be doing. Talking about our "drothers" was a stress reliever, an outlet for the innovative, passionate voice of the soul that was made smaller with each day of structured work exchanged for a paycheck.

How To Successfully Quit Your Job And Move Abroad

Sienna Brown | Posted 09.15.2016 | Travel
Sienna Brown

Before making a major life change, of course there will be a few hesitations but I encourage you to push the fear aside. You don't have to be "young" to make the move, "well-off" or any other stigma that society pushes us to believe. If this is something you're passionate about, it's worth it.

8 Simple Hacks to Overcome a Fear of Quitting Your Job for Entrepreneurship

Sarah Peterson | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Sarah Peterson

This post was originally posted on I don't know when the shift happened. I went from thinking I could never quit my job to sitting ...

I Quit My Job To Follow My Dream. Now What?

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Kevin Kleitches

That being said, there are three principles I've discovered that help keep my fire going. These principles are the reasons I'm able to keep pushing past the doubts and insecurities that try to hold me down.

How Is Being a Good Boss Just Like Being a Good Parent?

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

This is the most important one. Your boss, like your parent, should be aiming for your success. If you don't feel like your boss is looking for ways to help further your career, or worse, is trying to sabotage you, then you don't have a boss -- you have a problem.

10 Reasons You Have to Quit Your Job in 2014

James Altucher | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
James Altucher

I'm going to tell you why you have to quit your job. Why you need to get the ideas moving. Why you need to build a foundation for your life or soon you will have no roof.

A Letter of Hope for Those Who Dread Their Jobs

Allison Vesterfelt | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business
Allison Vesterfelt

You hate your job. You try to pretend like you don't but you do. You get in the car every morning, with your coffee in hand, and take a deep breath.

Ricky Williams: I Left The NFL To Change My Definition Of Success

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.17.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

When Ricky Williams realized the traditional definition of success wasn't working for him, he took action. The former NFL running back told HuffPos...

Here's Why They Quit Their Jobs To Travel The World

Posted 11.15.2013 | Travel

Quit your job and travel the world. So much easier said than done. Sure, there are signs that clue you in, but how do you know when you’re ready...

WATCH: This May Be The Coolest Way Ever To Quit Your Job

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business

Now this is exactly what it looks like to go out with a bang. On Saturday, writer Marina Shifrin uploaded an epic video onto YouTube with one simp...

Walt Whitman Said to Quit My Job

Ryon Harms | Posted 10.30.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Ryon Harms

Thirteen years later, I sat in my office working a rewarding job, earning a decent income for my daughter and our future. But after reading that poem I glanced back at the performance report on my desk and then stared blankly out my window.

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Their Radical Solution To The 'We Never See Each Other' Problem | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.16.2013 | Weddings

This story is the second of four profiles of couples taking a third metric approach to matrimony, prioritizing wellbeing and fun ahead of wealth, stat...

The Moment I Knew I Never Wanted to Work for Anyone Ever Again

Jim Kukral | Posted 02.03.2016 | Small Business
Jim Kukral

This is a shorty story about becoming an entrepreneur. Read this if you ever thought about quitting your job and owning your own business.

10 Reasons To Quit Your Job This Year

James Altucher | Posted 06.05.2013 | Small Business
James Altucher

I was a slave trying to escape but I didn't know how. I wanted to start a business but I didn't know what. I wanted to create something but I would play games all day, burning up the fuel in my brain.