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Thursday, May 11, 2017

My Anti-Jet Lag Recipe

We think of jet lag as a sleep disorder. But it’s really a disorder of your body clock, or circadian rhythm, which controls when you experience energy peaks, when your energy dips, when you feel sleepy, and a million other little highs and lows that impact how you move through your day.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Tips for Traveling Alone: How Solo Travel Can Change Your Life

For the first time in my life, I love doing something that other people find nerve-racking and off-limits. People tell me I’m brave; never in a million years did I think I’d be associated with that word. Truth is, traveling by yourself doesn’t have to feel intimidating or lame; I attest that it can actually be really fucking fun, healthy, and rewarding in a million lovely, unexpected ways.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

How I work as a digital nomad

I was asked today on Twitter about how to find work as a digital nomad. I replied Be flexible. Line up work in advance. Get banking set up. Don’t plan to work 40 hrs/week. Travel light (28L backpack). Go. My comments are too long for a Twitter reply and may be interesting to people who don’t follow me on Twitter, so here goes.

Friday, Apr 28, 2017

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

Monday, Apr 24, 2017

Do you feel Digital Nomad has become much more a marketing term than just working remotely?

Digital Nomad (back in the day we were Tech Gypsies) seems to have become synonymous with MLM/Amway type operations with everyone trying to build their “network” and such things. Do you feel the term has more of a negative association than the simple idea of working remotely from various places in the world with a focus more on life enjoyment than working in an office?

Douglas Coupland: 'The nine to five is barbaric'

“I haven’t been employed since 1988. I’m still trying to recover from the trauma. Sometimes I wake up and think: ‘Oh my God, I don’t have a job’,” he says. “My life is a vocation; I can’t imagine doing anything else. I have the freedom to explore whatever idea I want, take really random gigs and projects which change my life in some way.”

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Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017

Monday, Apr 10, 2017