Your sense of status, place in life and well-being may have come to depend upon a level of income and expenditure. Expectations dashed, disappointment and financial loss can make for deep-seated misery.
The image of corporations as "hard-ass", "bottom-line" machines of productivity is appealing to those who wish to believe that money comes from automatic sources that respond to cold, hard, practical and rational interventions.
I recently gave up my profession, as Pornstar Extraordinaire, and my car. I live three blocks from LA's greatest kept secret, the Metro, and the entire system is based on something this city lacks: trust.
If we can't trust ourselves, if we don't hone our ears to hear our inner warnings, then we can end up acting out of social responsibility or just rote memorization, trapped in a routine that is not serving us