When I turned 40 last year, suddenly it feels as though I am running out of time in life. I started wondering why I am running on a treadmill that no longer excites me ( I used to love my job ! ). I came across a video
shared by SGYI (http://sgyounginvestment.blogspot.sg/2015/03/a-rich-life-with-less-stuff-minimalists.html) and decided then to do a mini retirement test drive to see how well I could survive living on my monthly passive income, practice a minimalist life and work on things that truly excites me. Here are some highlights / lessons learnt from this mini retirement test drive :
- Your colleagues and friends thinks that you are crazy when you retire too young.
- You will constantly be bombarded by friends/colleagues/headhunters who wants to push you back to the treadmill again. It is difficult to resist the temptations.
- Your friends who has never treated you before started buying you drinks …