Solutions work a lot faster when you come home, because of family and friends.
So, 10 days later, I’m relatively sorted with a place to stay, but now I’m bored.
I have enough of a savings buffer that I can eat and take care of essentials (but not so much that I can fill up my free time with shopping, or going on extravagant trips or to music festivals).
I have places to stay (thank you friends!).
I could even work full time apparently (but that’s not the point right now).
I spent my employment wishing for this free time, and will spend my unemployment trying to deal with an excess of free time.
This is a conundrum buddhists deal with by trying to focus on the present moment. I’m trying to focus on all the food I’ve missed in my absence, and can now eat: