by Bisila Bokoko · 16 May 2018 · 3 min read
It's been a year since Arianna Huffington departed her position as CEO of The Huffington Post, and began her new platform, Thrive Global. Since then, Thrive has championed an approach to the media industry the likes of which had yet to be seen, encouraging a detachment, rather than a dependency on your phone.
I was stuck, stuck in my routine of working in nightlife and daydreaming about the life I really wanted. Coat check wasn't easy, in fact, it was hard and emotionally draining, but I could count on making money and so I stayed. Then one night, after a particularly hard day at work, I called a family meeting with my mother and sister and said it was time we took control of our lives.