Early retirement vs mini retirement advice: How to save enough money - Business Insider: For some people, early retirement just isn't feasible. But neither is the rat race.
That's where a mini-retirement comes in.
Coined by Tim Ferris in his book, "The 4-Hour Workweek," a mini-retirement is a series of meaningful respites throughout your life in which you take a break from your career, rather than taking one final retirement at the end. It's a time to step away from your typical routine and create a blank slate.