Memories Not Material Things is a collection of articles and stories to help inspire you to ditch the rat race in exchange for a work you can do from anywhere in the world. There is more to life than the groundhog day of a 9 to 5 corporate world. I am here to show you how you can lead the lifestyle that you deserve.
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In 2014, I walked away from a successful career in investment banking. At that time, I was not happy with the life I was living. My smile had gone. My passion for life was dead. I realized that I was spending very little of my days doing the things I loved to do. I had got sucked into a Westerner ideal that I needed a well-paid, professional career to be a success and that I needed a lot of money to be happy. This belief had failed me.read more
“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.
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– Mark Twain, a Missouri Native
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Welcome to Memories Not Material Things! My name is Gwendolyn, I am a Generation X girl that decided to quit the rat race in 2014. After 15 years in the corporate world, I decided to lead a more fulfilling life. Within these pages, you will find a collection of articles and stories that I hope will also inspire you to give up the 9 to 5 office grind in exchange for work that you can do anywhere in the world. My goal is to enable more individuals to led the adventure-filled lifestyle they deserve. Whether you want to travel the world – like me – or just have more time for your passions in life, I hope somewhere within these pages you’ll find hope that there is more to life than work.