I see what you are saying, yet in my eight years of not making overly much as a GAP (geographically agnostic content producer) I have found that there are ways of making it work in a positive way. Renting a place for several months, admittedly not in Ess Eff or NY, but in places where the quality, cost, pace of life is more attuned to one’s own. Then traveling for a time. Imbibing the hostel experience just enough that insanity does not kick in. Finding that next city, mountain, forest, or beach….