Tears streamed down my cheeks as I witnessed the on-screen magic of Disney-Pixar’s “Soul” (2020). “I’m just afraid that if I died today my life would have amounted to nothing,” said Joe, the protagonist.
Imagine having the power to leave a toxic workplace thanks to a nice chunk of “FU” money tucked away. Imagine having peace of mind when a financial emergency hits. Imagine having the freedom to choose more meaningful work while still funding your lifestyle.
Obtaining a job you’re good at, is fulfilling, and pays a just salary is almost an unattainable dream, particularly for millennials. And if we aren’t lucky enough to have achieved such a feat, the pressure to do so keeps us moving forward.
My parents divorced when I was young, so as you’d expect, I ended up with two bedrooms in two different houses. When the time came to move out as a 21-year-old, I combined all my things and was immediately overwhelmed with anxiety.