I think it’s important to always have the option of “throwing everything away and returning to Japan” for when times are mentally tough. (like having enough money for a plane ticket)

  • This is written with the assumption of being in a mentally difficult state.

    • It’s challenging to think about various things when you don’t even have the willpower to get through the day, so it’s better to think about it now.
  • What would it take to always have that option?

    • Airfare
      • Even in the worst case scenario, if you have around $1500 left, you should be able to buy a flight from NYC to Tokyo the next day.
    • The ability to make that decision
  • It’s similar to writing a resignation letter and putting it in an envelope for mental stability.