Nobody was born to work. Most children from wealthy Russian families aged 18-24 experience a dramatic and often shocking transition from the state of “I live, I wonder, mom and dad love me” to the state of “go and pay for your life yourself.” This transformation from a butterfly into a dung beetle is especially difficult for introverts and creative people.
A relatively recent VTsIOM survey conducted in May 2019 shows that 21% of working Russians, if they had the means to live, would quit and never work again. And 22% would change jobs.
It is interesting to understand what causes people to choose their profession. Here they are (percentages are not summarized, it was possible to give several answers):
circumstances – 34%; Continue reading
Few people want to work hard for a mercenary all their lives. And this is a completely adequate desire, because the body is aging every year, and employers are squeezing the result out of us at any cost. But we are already old and tired, we want to relax and enjoy life. What to do? I brought you the good news.
Not everything is so bad if you know how to act. But first you need to understand three simple thoughts:
Sooner or later, we will all die. (Are you not going to live forever? Come on, it’s boring.)
What matters is not money, but skills (earning, saving, investing). Continue reading