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How to Escape the Rat Race and Start a Side Hustle That You Love

Are you tired of the rat race?

Do you want to spend more time doing the things you love?

If so, you're not alone.

Millions of people are starting side hustles to escape the 9-to-5 grind.

In this post, I'm going to share my secret sauce for escaping the rat race.

It's not about changing the world or building the next unicorn.

It's about living a life that you love on your own terms.


Picture this: I broke free from the corporate rat race in Nov 2020, and here's my secret sauce – I don't play status games or strive to change the world.

No, sir!

Instead, I've unlocked the power of intentional living by defining what truly matters to me.

It's not about the highest valuations or being featured on fancy lists.

It's about spending precious time with my spouse, diving into captivating projects, embarking on spontaneous adventures, cherishing friendships, and bidding farewell to dreadful tasks.

Today, I'm going to show you how thinking differently can lead you to an extraordinary life through the magic of a side hustle.


Unmasking Your True Desires

Intentional living starts with a simple yet profound step – unmasking your true desires.

What do you genuinely want in life?

Is it quality time with loved ones, meaningful projects that ignite your passion, the freedom to roam the world, close-knit friendships, or breaking free from tasks that drain your soul?

Embrace self-discovery to pave the way for intentional choices.


The Side Hustle: Your Key to Freedom

You don't need to chase mythical unicorns or aspire to be the next unicorn founder.

The side hustle is your key to financial freedom and living life on your terms.

Embrace a side hustle that complements your lifestyle and aligns with your passions.

It's not about the grandeur but the sense of fulfillment and independence it brings.


The Power of Intentional Living

Step off the comparison treadmill and chart your own course.

Intentional living empowers you to make choices aligned with your authentic self.

Quit copying someone else's life and start designing your own extraordinary path.

Intentional living opens doors to meaningful experiences and purpose-driven actions.


Embracing Change and Taking Action

Intentional living demands action.

Embrace change and let your choices propel you toward your dreams.

It's time to take that leap, launch your side hustle, and watch how it transforms your life, one intentional step at a time.



Let's rewrite the rules together.

Design your life with intention, let the side hustle ignite your passion, and pave the way for a life you truly desire.

Embrace the power of intentional living and embark on a journey where your dreams become your reality.


What's next:

Join our thriving community of over 12,000+ readers who have embraced the side hustle, intentional living, and the pursuit of extraordinary lives.

Let me know your best email and embark on your side hustle journey this weekend and witness the transformative power of a side hustle.

Start your side hustle journey now!



My name is Ankit Uttam

I'm an Author (20+ books- A few of them have been on bestsellers charts too), and I'm a solopreneur who is trying to learn each day about how to navigate this growing space and also help a few people along the way.

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