Sidehustle log 08: 2019 Q1 update

Sidehustle log is an ongoing series in which I explore earning money outside my day job through entrepreneurial efforts. Right now, my focus is on trying to build an Etsy digital download shop that I can run from anywhere in the world where I…

Should we get a tiny house?

I’ve written about getting a tiny house before, way back before we found our current home and bought that (and now a few weeks ago realized I want to be an organic farmer). Back then, we put the idea aside because we were going…

Allow yourself to hibernate on the long slog to financial independence

If you’ve been working towards financial independence/debt freedom for a few years, you might be familiar with the middle years saving slog. You know, that large chunk between being super-exited because you’ve found this amazing new way to live, and actually getting there. It…

Why farming?

Earlier this week, I wrote about our plan for a dramatic change in lifestyle. To me, this is life coming full circle. I am finally confident enough in myself to identify what I truly want and go for it. Where I only saw the…

Preparing for a career change

To my surprise, when I posted on twitter that I had managed to tell both my parents about my new plans of leaving academia and applying to organic farming school, I got some questions about where I was in the process, and if I…

Putting obstacles in the way of digital addiction

Do you spend more time than you would like online or with a specific kind of physical or digital addiction? Stop placing so much blame on yourself for not having the self-control to keep yourself from engaging in the activity. Self-control is a limited…