“I’m going to quit my job in four years and live on a sailboat while traveling the world” - me two years ago. I set this ambitious goal after some financially big things happened at work. I heard of FI/RE years ago but wasn’t at the point to receive the information at the time. I knew we were headed that way after we finish our emergency fund, but I needed a method to get Josh fired up about it too.
It’s been such a relief to reach our final destination and our debt free date. After so long of being gazelle intense, we are looking forward to relaxing and finding our “new normal” after being so frugal for so long. We are sure going to enjoy a few treats and will keep sharing our adventures with you all along the way.
It's important to recognize that while on this debt free journey, you may struggle with a depressive dip - or experience anxiety surrounding money. This road is not easy, and your brain may try to sabotage your financial goals and dreams. Here are 5 tips to survive getting out of debt when dealing with depression…
I am responsible for 154 food decisions per week. That is A LOT OF DECISIONS!!! You can probably see now why food is so exhausting!! But, it’s not the food – it’s the decisions about the food! However, when I make a food plan, I sit down – ONE TIME A WEEK – and make all the food decisions for my family AT ONE TIME!