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52 Ways to Get the Fuck Out of Your Urban Nightmare

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Since moving away from the city to a rural place 9 hours away, Kori and I have had one conversation more times than we can count:

Every city person: I wish I could do what you did. I hate the city.
Us: Yeah totally. You know, you could leave if you wanted to.
Every city person: Oh I want to! Maybe I’ll just save up and leave one day.

Now here’s the thing city person. WE BELIEVE IN YOU! Read more

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I QUIT! Naming toxicity in non-profit work environments.

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Last week I quit my nonprofit job. I’ve decided to step away from nonprofit work in favour of focusing on homesteading, reading tarot cards online and writing. And I’ve decided this will be the last nonprofit I work for. Maybe I will take contract work here and there, but it won’t be my main income source anymore. In some ways this was an unexpected change. I was planning to stay with this job for another year or two – to gradually work my way out of the position and into self-employment.  But then I spent a week having panic attacks and received one of the most emotional harsh (dare I say abusive?) emails I’ve ever received in a work place and suddenly my limits showed up hard. I had been having a feeling of unsafety in my gut for about 2 weeks before this all happened. I couldn’t quite figure out where it was coming from.

Now I know. Read more