Our culture seems to push onto us the belief that life and work is a major grind.
That you need to kill yourself day in and day out at a miserable, stressful job in order to pay the bills for a lifestyle you can’t really afford and will never be able to enjoy anyway because you’re always … [drumroll] … working.
David Foster Wallace calls it: “Unconsciousness, the default setting, the rat race, the constant gnawing sense of having had, and lost, some infinite thing.”
I’m here to tell you that this isn’t the only way.
It’s possible to design a life and career for yourself that’s full of meaning, passion and abundance, but it requires thinking outside the box – and the first two steps in that process are to reject the flawed belief that this rat race is your path to success and to accept that you’re worthy of the life that you desire.
So what’ll it be?