Recently, something rare happened to me. I fell sick. It is a surprising event for me as I have always been fit and healthy. In the sabbatical I recently took, I didn’t get ill at all for an entire year. But just being back at my hectic work this year, I have gotten the flu. And as I did not take medical leave, it was a difficult 3 days when I went to work.

A while ago, I achieved my financial independence. My passive income pays for my expenses. But I continued at my work, for it keeps me occupied. Besides, more money means a bigger financial buffer. However, this episode of me being unwell have given me some serious thoughts about why I am doing what I am doing. Is it still worth waking up so early each day and spend 8-11 hours at work, when there is no …