Not too long ago, I quit my corporate career without a Plan B. No job lined up, no interviews on the horizon. Even though I had a sufficient financial runway, I was still anxious about not having a steady paycheck or company health benefits. Here's how I went from being a corporate dropout to a millionaire next door....
7 Money Truth Bombs for Business Owners & Career Changers
Got stubborn money blocks?
Can't seem to shift out of a scarcity mindset? Me too. I'm still working on my money mindset all day, everyday.
Clearing money blocks can be a lifelong process. So where do you even start to heal these blocks in order to move forward in your finances and career?
Let's start on the energetic level, specifically your chakras.
Chakras are energy points located in the body. There are seven main chakras, which align the spine, starting from the base of the spine through to the crown of the head.
When your chakras are balanced, you are better able to work through challenges in your career, finances and other areas of life.
The root chakra is also known as the money chakra.
The root chakra is often thought of as providing energy to other chakras. It is responsible for your sense of security and feeling grounded. Thus, the root chakra impacts your money mindset, career to personal finances.
This energy center is located at the base of your spine and there the foundation for other chakras. If the root chakra is blocked or unbalanced, your other chakras are likely impacted as well.
8 Powerful Ways to Energetically Clear Stubborn Money Blocks:
Take a walk in nature for grounding and re-centering.
Light a candle with earthy and grounding scent: nutmeg, clove, etc.
Apply essential oils with grounding scents: patchouli, bergamot, etc.
Journal to identify money blocks and gain clarity on action steps to move forward.
Recite money mantras or affirmations each morning.
Corporate Dropout to Millionaire Next Door:
Tell James Bond to step aside. It's time to run your own show. That's right, don't be a Bond Girl. No more of that side kick stuff. I tried leaving the corporate life 3 times. The first time was ugly and messy. Second time was a little better. Third time was the charm. Each time I quit, I didn't have a Plan B. While I don't recommend resigning without a plan, sometimes you know when enough is enough. Creating passive income helped me leave the 9-5 lifestyle once and for all. It wasn't easy leaving a steady paycheck and company benefits behind. Those golden handcuffs are no joke! Having passive income allowed me to leap with more peace of mind. To help others create passive income streams, I put together this Passive Income Quiz. Quiz: Best Passive Income Idea for Your Personality!
Creating passive income can be challenging and fun. There are countless ways to make passive income, but no one size fits all strategy.
The best passive income strategy is one aligned with your strengths and interests. So let's assess your strengths and interests to reach your passive income goals.
Over the years, I played around with different passive income ideas. I made a ton of mistakes and learned a lot of hard lessons along the way.
Eventually, I reached financial independence retire early (FIRE) by replacing my salary with passive income.
I was finally able to leave a career that was no longer a good fit by creating multiple income streams from investments and side hustles.
More importantly, it was time to get away from East Coast winters! So I quit my job, sold the condo and moved across country. I gave everything away and just shipped my car.
A Corporate Dropout's Guide to Passive Income:
For years, I tried different passive income strategies from creating digital products to index fund investing.
I got to get a feel of what I enjoyed doing and let go of the activities that were not as enjoyable.
Here's one thing I learned...
The best passive income strategy for you is one aligned with your strengths and interests.
There are countless ways to make passive income these days. It doesn't mean you have to try them all.
There's no one size fits all strategy. The key is to start with one passive income strategy and see what works for you.
Ready to create passive income too?
There are so many ways to create passive income streams. It doesn't mean you have to do it all.
Start with one passive income strategy to see what works for you! Which passive income idea best suits your personality?