Dispatches from the Great Resignation | Curio
News and insights read out for you.
10,000+ audio articles. 50+ world-leading publications.

All in 1 subscription.

The Guardian logo

Dispatches from the Great Resignation

20 mins | May 21, 2022
story image
"I yearned for a deeper, slower, more useful existence." Most of us strive to live lives that make sense to society. We graduate school, go to university and then go straight to a 9-5 job without questioning whether it's a path that will make us happy. This is why Laura Barton, like Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat Pray Love), Geoffroy Delorme (Deer Man) and many others of the Great Resignation era, decided to walk away from the life she'd created and build a new one she could be proud of.
Get unlimited access free for 7 days, then $6.67/month (billed annually)
Get started