7 Signs it's time to quit your job and travel

2013-12-24 07:49
It’s that time of year when reaching your breaking point is far too easy.  

Whether you’re bundled in a car, heading to a seaside holiday with your rowdy kids and overworked spouse, or forming part of the skeleton staff at the office – December is a month that tests most people’s mettle.    

While this may be kind of sucky while you’re in it, it’s also the time of year that can encourage you to make some big, important and positive changes in your life. Like, deciding to drop everything and travel the world instead.    

Here are seven signs it’s time for you to do just that:  

1. The thought of getting a promotion used to excite you, nowadays, it’s nothing short of terrifying 

2. Doing ordinary things like grocery shopping, paying the rent and cleaning the house is physically painful 

3. You feel increasingly out of place in your office… actually

4. You feel trapped 

5. You’ve started spending all your lunch hours planning imaginary trips to exotic destinations 

6. When your colleagues suggest going for after work drinks at the ‘usual’ bar, you die a little bit on the inside

7. While commuting to the office and back, you fantasize about hitting the highway instead and heading far, far away. 

Well, we say, maybe it’s time you listened to that looney little voice and went ahead. Even if you don’t quit your job and travel for an entire year, get your finances in order, choose an awesome destination and get that dream journey off the ground.  

Yes, go! Do it!

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