Know anybody who quit the 9-5 and pursued what they love to do?

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    I'm sitting here thinking about my life after reading Steve Jobs speech.

    Text of Steve Jobs' Commencement address (2005)

    It made me realize that health is so important (even his billions couldn't save him) but also the importance of not conforming.

    I am unemployed now, had the dreaded 9-5 and don't ever want to go back. I want to do something I love, even if it means I don't make that much. I'm frugal anyways. I was inspired by his speech to find what I love to do so I googled it and read this

    How to Find What You Love to Do » The Definitive Self Improvement Blog - BrianKim.net

    I have an idea that might prove to be a way out of the rat race but I'm having a mental battle. Would really help if anybody here who followed their heart can give some encouragement on what it's like or if you know anybody, that can help too.

    Something tells me we're not here to be cubicle slaves the majority of our life. There's got to be more than that right?
     
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    There's got to be someone here who escaped the 9-5 matrix or at least knows somebody who did. Speak! (please :))

    I remember a Ron Paul clip on youtube where they ask him on what kind of advice he would give to young people and finding what you love to do is exactly what he says. Invest in yourself, find a skill, help people - something along those lines so I want to follow his advice.
     
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    One of the ways I have stayed excited about life, is to indulge in variety. I like starting businesses, selling them, moving on, and repeat. Always following a new idea and having the courage to go for it and never settling for anything that is making my life stale or repetitive.

    I am the same way when it comes to the men in my life and the life in my men....( M.W.? )

    Variety IS the spice.....:)

    Stay true to yourself, and have the courage to follow your dreams. The valley's only make the destination, more valuable and exciting. To me, it is all in the adventure.

    "Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others"......Aristotle

    "Lose your wealth and you've lost nothing. Lose your health and you've lost something. Lose your character and you've lost everything."---Ben Lapadula
     
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    Yes....

    I gave up a potentially lucrative career dominated by progressives because I was a conservative..

    Then I get called a "greedy republican."
     
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    And you let all those years of training as a 'fluffer' go to waste?
     
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    Now you're going into the corner with the rest of them.
     
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    "them" who, General?
     
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    I just blocked you...

    Now I can't see what type of stupid shit you say....

    bye...
     
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    Cowardice won't make you less stupid, fluffer. You can't hide from your own inferiority.
     
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    Just in case UK is in denial...

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