… making a living and making a life sometimes point in opposite directions.
— Pico Iyer
At the end of 2015 I left what many would consider to be a dream job. I had finally come to the realisation that I wasn’t being true to myself or what I wanted out of life. In one of my favourite Ted Talks, travel writer Pico Iyer said: “…making a living and making a life sometimes point in opposite directions.” This resonated so profoundly with me that I left a job and position I thought defined me as a person, to start all over again. It was the hardest and yet most rewarding decision I have made so far in my life.