Why I Quit My High-Paying Engineering Job – Vivi | MHFI 219

Doug and Carl chat with Vivi Ton who shares her bold decision to leave a stable career as an aerospace engineer to pursue her true passion in graphic design.  Vivi discusses entrepreneurship & her work with Personal Finance Club, her experiences with mental health & therapy, navigating the societal pressures of leaving a high-paying job, and offers insight into the importance of finding work-life balance.

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0:00 Introduction

4:49 Quitting engineering

10:52 Sunk cost & transitioning to graphic design

16:42 Entrepreneurship & identity

26:30 Reflections on changing careers

33:07 Therapy and personal growth

38:47 Discovering Financial Independence

43:41 Losing youth

50:49 Travel & social media

56:22 The perfect day

1:02:45 Soundcheck – Guilty pleasure music