How I Left the 9-5 Rat Race to Work from Home in My PJs
Did you ever want to get out of the 9-5 rat race and work from home? A lot of folks ask me how I got started working from home and rocking the PJs, farm boots, and a perpetual mug of coffee.
While it seems to be the goal of many, few are actually doing it. We get tied up in our stuff – our jobs, our mortgages, our new cars, our monthly payment lifestyles. Everyone else is going to work all day, and to do something totally different seems unfamiliar, unwise, and to some, even crazy.
Despite that, there’s still a draw to owning your time, working in your pajamas, and being free of an employer.
A lot of folks ask me how I got started working from home and making enough to get by on.
I recently did an interview with Tim Young of Self-Sufficient Life on the topic. Tim is also the author of several books – here are a few that you might enjoy:
- The Accidental Farmers
- How to Make Money Homesteading So You Can Enjoy a Secure Self-Sufficient Life
- Start Prepping; Get Prepared for Life
- Playful Preparedness: Prepare Your Children for Life
- The Survival Mindset
While the path I took to self-employment was a bumpy one and may not be the one for everybody, but if this is your goal, I hope you find a few things in my story to inspire you take the plunge.