Author Archives: livafi
I’m not a huge fan of blogs or Facebook pages that show the rosiness of peoples’ lives and nothing else.
There’s this period of transition between full time employment and being settled in your post-work existence known as detox.
I spent yesterday morning — a weekday, a Thursday — sitting on a chair outside a cafe enjoying the last bits of warm weather in New England, just reading and doing a bit of people-watching. Toward the end of the … Continue reading
I was working through my personal mid-year financial evaluation this week, only to discover there’s been something close to panic in the global markets of late.
I’ve recently realized that I should have taken significant time away from work prior to retiring instead of slogging straight through my career since graduating from university, 1999 to 2015, with hardly a letup. Why have I come to this conclusion? What … Continue reading
If you were to boil down the multitude of reasons why I quit my job, eventually you’d be left with a single underlying hope: I thought life would be better without one.
I was having dinner with an old friend from university a few nights ago and he expressed disbelief that I was able to retire early.