Right now was my final full day at work. A 9-5 job I’ve been in for the final 10 years.
I write this sense positively jittery from each elation and exhaustion.
My head is exploding with concepts, prospects and pleasure round being the grasp of my very own time once more.
I do know I have to relaxation and get well from the chaos of the final yr, nonetheless my eagerness to maneuver ahead with my very own initiatives will doubtless not let me.
I’m conscious of how I’m feeling and the way burnout can creep up on you, so I’ll make a aware effort to get some relaxation over summer time.
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We fly to Kenya for Eid for an adventurous break with the youngsters. Then we go to India, after which Scotland. So though we’re out and in of Dubai over summer time, my challenge planning has begun; I simply have to weave in some construction in order that I can transfer ahead indirectly.
The broad plan is to spend 50% of my time engaged on freelance model journalism and communications initiatives the place I do work I take pleasure in, keep engaged within the market and preserve a trickle of revenue.
The remainder of my time I plan to:
Work extra on this text! This text is a real ardour challenge that I’ve been engaged on within the fringes of my time. It has introduced collectively such superb girls (383 of you!) and I hope to spend extra high quality time on it and develop it right into a stronger neighborhood. Extra on that quickly!
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Arrange ‘passive’ revenue streams: I don’t imagine that any revenue stream could be completely passive, nonetheless I do imagine that there are methods to automate your revenue to some extent.
My ongoing programs and experiments with Digital Course Academy, Low Content material Earnings Academy, Affiliate Advertising, and the Small Bets neighborhood have proven me many paths in direction of this.
I’ve dabbled in all of them, nonetheless I’ve not had the bandwidth to see something via. So I plan to present this a shot, one challenge at a time, to see if I could make one thing work. Extra on that quickly too!
Housekeeping: Final however not the least, I would like to scrub up my laptop computer and again it up; get a brand new laptop computer; clear up my emails, unsubscribe to SO many emails – I get about 100 emails a day, this isn’t regular!
My husband has been superb and has sorted out my workspace already, so I’m able to rock n’ roll!
On a private stage, I plan to:
Compensate for my inspiration: These two books simply arrived and I feel it’s good timing for me to dig into them, serendipitous virtually!
Spend extra time with my household: I don’t really feel like I’ve been current sufficient with my youngsters currently. Simply by being round much more over summer time and as I do business from home, I hope to have the ability to give them extra high quality time.
Begin dancing once more: Dancing salsa is my unicorn area and I hope to rediscover it. I haven’t danced salsa since I had my first youngster and hope to hit the dance flooring once more. My aerial silk teacher can be a dancer, so I’ve a associate to go together with!
I’m tremendous enthusiastic about my upcoming journey.
Quitting my job is my second milestone
After I launched this text two years in the past (first milestone!), the thought was to search out methods to higher design my life in order that I can develop personally and professionally, while being a greater mum.
The crux of that is discovering time freedom and monetary independence while doing one thing you’re keen on. The aim of this text was to convey collectively like-minded mums who need the identical.
I actually really feel that by committing to this want, I’ve been capable of work in direction of quitting my job and giving myself the chance to aim to design my very own life.
I’m actually grateful for having an area in your inbox, and don’t take it flippantly. I stay up for sharing my upcoming journey with you: good, dangerous and ugly! I hope you keep tuned.
Have a fantastic weekend.