I know I'm not alone in this, with many of my friends feeling the same way - like a fly bouncing against a glass window, trying to get forward but not achieving much.
I need to earn more - am I working enough? I already work 40-45 hour weeks but for some people that would seem a childish amount of hours. How can I earn more? What more can I do? How can I think outside of the box? Is there a way I can earn money in my "spare" time?
The battle of being an adult is that we spend the vast majority of our time thinking about money - what we need to buy versus what we want to buy. If you asked Sean he'd say I earn enough, I just spend more than I earn. The second part is true, however I desire more - I want to travel more, I want to support my family and buy them wonderful things - it might seem shallow and materialistic but I want for a certain kind of lifestyle. Country Home-esque.
Jenni and I spent hours talking about our lives while we were in Liverpool - we both think in similar ways when it comes to earning and working. We both have worked hard to forge careers in the industries we work in, but we both want more - we desire the lifetime careers, in subjects and areas we're really interested in. But with that we would like the lifestyle - the beautiful house, the land, the dogs (Jen's already ahead here with two gorgeous dogs), the horses, the ability to not worry about money all the time and the freedom to tra