There are plenty of people who are totally content working standard 9 to 5 jobs. Unfortunately, many of us aren’t, but leaving those jobs and striving to make our own way without any guaranteed form of income can be terrifying. If you’re eager to quit your day job and do something that truly makes you happy though, you should be scared -and you should use that fear to help inspire you to do something incredible.

As Mark Manson points out, your grandkids aren’t going to be impressed that you earned a quarterly bonus or got an employee of the year award. They will be proud though if you tell them how you quit your day job and headed into total financial uncertainty all to achieve your dreams.

If you’re ready to take the leap, Manson has some quite useful tips for planning your escape so you quit your day job, but still support yourself until your plans reach fruition.

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Featured photo credit: People (two couples) feeling very free in the sunset standing in the water splashing water at each other having an unbelievable amount of fun. Silhouettes. via Shutterstock

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