I Quit My Job and I Feel Great

I did it. I mean, I was true to my word. I quit my job of six years and now I’m freelancing. That was over a month ago, and today I still feel great. At my last job I had great pay, a generous leave package, and the best damn health insurance I’m ever going…

Celebrate World Whiskey Day the Self-quarantine Way

Happy World Whisky Day, everyone! Do you crave a good bourbon, Scotch, Irish, rye, or something else? For me, it has to be double-oaked bourbon. Do you prefer your whisky straight or in a cocktail? Either way for me. Do you enjoy sharing a good whiskey with friends, but recent Twitter images of unmasked patrons…

7 Easy But Exceptional Ways to Cope with Coronavirus Cabin Fever

Happy April! This will be a quick post. In case you’re not yet sick and tired of Googling, Tweeting, discussing, or hearing the phrase social distancing, I thought I would weigh in on the global conversation. If you’re sick of it, that’s okay. Hear me out anyway. Did you know that the World Health Organization…

4 Ways Daydreaming Can Get You Through the Tough Times

Is daydreaming a distraction from work, or work a distraction from daydreaming? Marty Rubin It’s Friday happy hour. The waiter brings over the shishito peppers, which are bright green and blistered from roasting. We’re just finishing our patatas bravas, which taste just like the ones we sampled for the first time at Madrid’s Mercado de…

Can I Still RV Full-Time During a Coronavirus Outbreak?

Hello! Unsettled Essence here. I’m finally digging myself out of my lethargy and working on my next post. In the meantime, I’ve thought about how the Coronavirus threat has changed my day-to-day life–I’m teleworking full-time, I can’t go out for a nice dinner, and I can’t hang out and play cards with my boyfriend at…