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The 9-to-5 Cure by Kristin Cardinale

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CHAPTER 7

The Headlines—Survivalnomics

Okay, you’re all charged up and ready to make your dreams come true. Great! But first, a dose of harsh reality: The headlines will tell you that a thriving lifestyle is impossible. The media want you to believe that your only option is to survive—and lucky if you can, at that! Welcome to the Age of Survivalnomics, where all of those dog-eat-dog adages are ever present and you get a regular dose of doom each time you turn on the television, read the newspaper, or scroll through the feed on Twitter or Facebook.

The Age of Survivalnomics

Survival has been part of the human experience since prehistoric times. Surviving is a primitive, inborn desire to carry on, and modern man is hardwired to survive after eons ...

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