Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Job

Even if you think you hate it.

Pseudo entrepreneurs make us think it’s all about selfies with coffee and avocados. And you can do that. You can definitely keep a bowl of avocados at your desk. Try that before quitting.

Every single job on earth comes with long hours, uncertainty, and emotional labor. A five-hour shift at Starbucks can feel like an eternity if you don’t even like coffee that much.

We’re programmed to spend a certain amount of time each day doing stuff we don’t want to. We can’t escape it. And yet the minute we don’t have to do something anymore, our brains start to think of it as fun.

There’s really only a few good reasons to quit a job:

You have a better offer.

You’ve built a side hustle into a job that replaces your income. (Even then, isn’t it nice to have two incomes?)

Your workplace has become so toxic, you literally just go there and spend all day hiding in your office.

You’ve become so apathetic, it’s only a matter of time until you’re fired.

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