Lots of people say they’d like to take a break from work. But precious few do. This site is for the doers and the dreamers. And anyone who’s caught in the work/life jungle and ready to hack a different path.

What’s the Big Idea?

Hi. I’m Kirk Horsted. Welcome to BreakAway–an amalgamation of opinions & ponderings on the provocative topic of Sabbaticals and Career Breaks. I emphatically believe that real people (like you!) can and should take these restorative breaks–and I’ve done a bunch of them myself to test the theory. Click What’s the Big Idea to read moreR

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D-Day Clock; Long Covid; Living P2P

Posted on: Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

Have we entered dystopian times? This skull—and some other sources—seem to think so. BreakAways in the News (BITN) is back after a short sabbatical. Thanks for your patience… The interns continue to pile up clippings…

Twittering Away

SoulTrain

D-Day Clock; Long Covid; Living P2P

Have we entered dystopian times? This skull—and some other sources—seem to think so. BreakAways in the News (BITN) is back after a short sabbatical. Thanks for your patience… The interns…

11 2023 Resolutions for Better BreakAway Living

Finally, something we all agree on: It’s a new year! So for starters, let loose your inner artist. You’ll feel better and everyone will love it! Lose weight? Too old…

Sabbatical Shuffle

D-Day Clock; Long Covid; Living P2P

Have we entered dystopian times? This skull—and some other sources—seem to think so. BreakAways in the News (BITN) is back after a short sabbatical. Thanks for your patience… The…

11 2023 Resolutions for Better BreakAway Living

Finally, something we all agree on: It’s a new year! So for starters, let loose your inner artist. You’ll feel better and everyone will love it! Lose weight? Too…