The Most Rewarding Job I’ve Ever Had Made Me Less Than $700 a Month

And what this says about meaningful work.

Photo: Julia M Cameron/Pexels

What is a job, really?

If you break it down: you need money to live. You need a job to get money. Therefore you need a job to live.

But should you work to live, or live to work?



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Ruth Matthews

Ruth Matthews


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