I have a dream to see a world that runs on love.
I have a dream to see a world that is built on community.
I have a dream to see a world built on in-person connections with other people.
I have a dream to see a world built on support for each other.
I know this world is possible, because I largely already live in it. For the past 5 years, I have surrounded myself with communities across the world that are living a different paradigm than most of the world. Communities that help each other grow, expand and build a new way of living.
My Journey to Building a New Life
In the winter of 2016, I knew I had to make a change. I knew that I had plateaued at my job and I was waking up no longer feeling inspired to do the work I was doing. That’s not to say I didn’t enjoy it or didn’t appreciate it, but I just felt like something was missing.
And I knew I had skills and talents that could take me to the next level of my life. My dream at the time was to be able to create a life where I could be fully location independent. I had seen so many people that called themselves digital nomads working from their laptops in Thailand, Europe and Bali; and I knew I wanted to create that life for myself too.
That idea and that dream set me out on a mission. To travel around the world with my laptop where I could make money online. But in order to do this, I also knew that I had to change my environment. I had to put myself around people that were living this lifestyle that I desired.
There is an idea that your sub-conscious mind needs to see that something is possible in the world before you can bring it into your reality. So I had seen on YouTube and Instagram that the digital nomad life was possible. But in order to really manifest this life for myself, I knew I had to put myself around the right people and the right environments that could push me towards that vision.
Almost 6 years later now, I’m typing this article from my laptop in Tulum, Mexico. The digital nomad lifestyle has become my reality where I’m able to work on client projects from mostly anywhere in the world; given the fact that I need good Wi-Fi and reasonable timezones to make that happen depending on the project.
Community, Connection, Love and Support
I knew this reality was possible for me and I’m grateful that I was able to make it happen.
But what I did not expect along the way was to discover so much love, connection, and mutual support in the communities I would surround myself with over these past 6 years. And also communities that were excited to push each other forward and help each other become the best version of themselves.
What I’ve also found is these communities have mutual understanding, love, respect and support for each other. It’s not always perfect, nothing in life is; but people try to resolve issues with love instead of anger. And communication and curiosity instead of judgement.
We do our best to inspire each other each and every day, to lift each other up, and to empower each other to believe in ourselves and those around us.
So I have this dream to bring this reality to the world. I have this dream to build a community of individuals who are making the world a better place, and living their most fulfilling and abundant life at the same time.
Will you help me on this journey?
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