WORK UP THE COURAGE TO QUIT
The reason why so many people become ensnared in golden handcuffs is that we all need a place to sleep and food to eat, and those things cost money. And there’s no question that it’s nice to have nice things. So, inertia can take hold.
If you feel deep down that you want out but you’re wavering, Sara says to ask yourself: “Who am I at my most essential self? What do I want to do with this one glorious, adventurous life? What am I passionate about? What do I really, really want in life? How can I better serve the world?”
What helped Sara was getting some perspective. After spending 13 years chasing the next promotion and the bigger office, she was passed up for a promotion. She