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“Getting out of the Rat Race” – WORKING SUCKS!

“Getting out of the Rat Race” – WORKING SUCKS!

Getting out of the Rat Race

Hello fans of the PeoplesBrain blog! A new video part of the “Grey Pill: MONEY” series has been uploaded on the channel. I often have conversations with a really close friend of mine about developing plans to overcoming and getting out of the rat race. Something that I am sure millions of people wonder about every day. Which led to my discovery of this amazing blog article I came across online by Tim Righteous, which later inspired me to create this video.

There are millions of people nationwide if not worldwide who have succumb to the 9-5 grind. In a sense, people have become hamsters running non stop on a hamster wheel. You may assume that many of us have no choice, but is that really the case?

Of course, it takes money to be able to support ourselves and provide us with our necessities and living needs, but does it have to be done in a way that requires us to be part of the matrix? What if I told you that there are many other options and resources that you can make use of to work for yourself, and not have to live such a fixated lifestyle in which you are ultimately making someone ELSE richer? Getting out of the rat race is a very serious concern in the modern age but there is hope. The good news is that we live in a time where we have easy access to gobs of technology and resources that can help us achieve self employment much more faster than before the tech boom of the late 90’s.


Thankfully, there is a very popular, 5 star book that I highly recommend that got me on the right path to self employment in my personal life. It is a book titled, “The Art of Non Conformity” by Chris Guillebeau. For those who want to do the same, it all starts with the adoption of the “non conformist” mindset. Once you understand the exceeding importance of non conformity and going your own way by constructing your very own life path in which you make the rules, you start to see the positive changes take affect. And the feeling of true freedom is nothing short of pure liberation!

Credits go to Tim Righteous of the “Sacred Lands” blog for the dialogue in the posted video. (Any recommendations throughout the video can also be found at the end of the article). http://www.sacredlands.org/workingsucks.htm



Want to escape the rat race? STOP CHASING THE CHEESE!

Want to escape the rat race? STOP CHASING THE CHEESE!

Seriously, I hear people all the time complain about how bad they want to escape the rat race. But they keep chasing the cheese and staying in the race. Why?

Because people are more focused on the image they can project to the outside world by accumulating prestigious, material possessions. Just go on any social media site and you’ll find people who seek the approval of others.The main-underlying problem is EGO. Ego has separated families, and ego has caused many people to lose sight of what’s REALLY important in life and what REALLY matters. Empathy and sympathy has been replaced with ego and pride.

Do you really feel like material possessions will present you with a better life? Let’s humble down and take a step back. You have to remember that everything good that happens in life first starts from within. Don’t let your ego be your downfall because I have witnessed it first-hand a number of times.

Is it bad to have material possessions? Definitely not. Everyone at some point in their lives would like to experience having nice things. But the problem arises once you allow these things to get to your head.

The worst feeling in life is being caught up in the matrix with no goal, dream or vision. This is what curates a slave. What good is it to wake up early everyday, and rush to work in rush hour traffic, working and slaving to help someone else accomplish their dreams?? You MUST have a GOAL, A DREAM, A VISION. Only then is it not so bad. Unless you have these 3 things, you are living the life of a robot. Sorry but it’s the truth.

Don’t be a victim of the matrix for the rest of your life.  Escape the rat race because the grass may not always be greener on the other side, but you’ll never know unless you take a peek over the fence and LOOK.  My dad always told me that life is divided up into 3 different paths. The path of Career, the path of talent, and the path of fun. 

The Path of Career– This is your main career path that you should strive to establish.  Whether this involves going to college or not, whether you learned it in a brick & mortar or are completely self taught. Whether it’s more technical, or more artsy. The Path of Career is your main source of income to provide you with a living and help you cover your finances. This can also be called “The Fallback”. When everything else fails, this is the fallback that you ‘land on’. The foundation to help get yourself back on your feet. This is your Plan A.

The Path of Talent– Everyone in this world is born with some kind of natural gift. EVERYONE….the only setback is that not everyone discovers this gift. If you already have a talent that you know you’re good at, this is what you probably spend part of  your free-time doing. When the career aspects have dwindled down for the day/week, you take time aside to focus on your passion. Which ultimately helps propel you through life as it brings you an abundance of joy and challenges. In some cases it may not provide you with money and that’s completely ok. Money doesn’t always have to be a factor with talents. However, if money is something that you look forward to as a result of such talents, it WILL come eventually. The trick is to not focus on it so much, and let the universe work it’s magic so that the money will present itself to you when you least expect it.

The Path of Fun- This is pretty much self-explanatory. Everyone has something that they enjoy doing strictly for the sole-purpose of ‘fun’. Whether it’s going to the movies, riding a bike, traveling, sky diving, whatever. FUN is very important in life as it keeps your dendrites tingling and reminds you that life doesn’t always have to be lived in black and white. Fun is where the ‘color’ shines. So have at it!



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