I’m currently living the work flex dream and working from Hawaii for a few weeks.
In this capitalist world, money is a necessity. But it’s an extrinsic motivator, not an intrinsic one.
In the context of gender and work, people often talk a lot about choice. It’s empowering to view the decisions we make solely as a matter of individual will. But choices aren’t made in a vacuum, and most of us weigh a variety of factors when faced with decisions about how to support ourselves and spend the bulk of our time.