Tuesdays The Simple Life with Gary Collins

Ep 95: Dealing With Burnout and Where I’m Going From Here

from The Simple Life with Gary Collins | Published 6/15/2021

Well, some things have been going on personally, in America, and with my business, and I have definitely hit a stage of burnout because of this. Just because I live a simpler life than most doesn't mean I'm immune to what everyone else experiences. I'm a type A, and a critical/analytical thinker, so I can go down some dark roads at times as well. I always try to stay positive, but some recent events have made me take a deep look at how I want to spend my remaining years on this planet. In this episode, I delve into my thought process and inform everyone on where The Simple Life brand and I are going. Topics Discussed: * I explain how I have arrived at this “burnout stage in life.” * I haven’t lost hope, but I think we are going to experience a rough ride in the future * Why I feel I’m no longer chasing dreams, but chasing time * Dealing with chronic pain for 25 plus years has taken its toll * What will be the direction of The Simple Life brand from here on out * Why I will consider myself somewhat retired as an entrepreneur * How I think we have reached critical mass with our health in America * How and why we are destroying the last place of true freedom * And the usual random thoughts of society, my life, and the future Episode Resources: * Episode 67 The Three-Legged Stool of The Simple Life https://www.thesimplelifenow.com/e67/ * Episode 72 The Five Principles of The Simple Life https://www.thesimplelifenow.com/e72/ * The Simple Life Website: https://www.thesimplelifenow.com *Make sure to signup and be a member of The Simple Life Insider's Circle at: https://www.thesimplelifenow.com/the-simple-life/

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Discover how to live the life you want instead of what other people tell you to live. The host and guests uncover and share the shortest route to finding your purpose, passion, and place in the world. Featured guests include names like Thomas Massie, Kristine Stone, Damien Echols, Dan DiMauro and Morgan Pehme of HBO's The Swamp, and Matt Kibbe. The Simple Life Podcast is created and hosted by best-selling author and simple living expert Gary Collins. He is a former federal special agent and military intelligence officer who takes a no-BS-no-fluff-what’s-really-working-now approach to live the life you really want and cutting the meaningless clutter and drama. Topics range from simple living, entrepreneurship, personal freedom, finding your purpose, financial freedom, entrepreneurship, optimal health, living off the grid, and decluttering your life, just to name a few. What makes The Simple Life podcast different from the others? Gary doesn’t just talk the talk he walks the walk. He is known for being blunt, to the point, and teaching by experience, not the standard fair today of fake-it-until-you-make-it. He calls those people the “false prophets,” and there is no place for them on the show.