It has been a little more than 12 months since I left the workforce in entirety. Perhaps it’s a good time to take stock of what has transpired.

Just to put things in perspective, 12 months of full time unemployment pursuant to the decision to leave the workforce due to F.I.R.E (financial independence, retire early) probably isn’t the most illuminating of sorts, but perhaps it’ll provide you with a sliver of reckoning that will allow you to consider another perspective of what has been theorized about, but perhaps rarely done in the age range of < 35 years old, single and male demographic.

What have I been up to?

In summary, I spent the last year decompressing, and getting used to a lifestyle that comprises large chunks of unscheduled time. I’ve taken some opportunities to further develop myself, spent quite a lot of time developing new relationships and maintaining old ones, and