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Do You Really “Find Yourself” When You Travel?

Do You Really “Find Yourself” When You Travel?

“I know this sounds cliché, but I have to ask—do you really ‘find yourself’ when you travel?” the girl asked me. Her young friend crouched next to my table, gently stroking the cats as they slept.

Café Neko is a small coffee..

Posted by Anne Dorko in Articles, Live Freely, 0 comments
Limitations: Why the 9–5 Job Doesn’t Need To Stop You

Limitations: Why the 9–5 Job Doesn’t Need To Stop You

Over the years I’ve had a number of conversations with people who talk about cool things they want to do, see, or make. A lot of these conversations end with “Well, I’d love to do it, but unfortunately I have XYZ,” and many times those XYZs are very valid limitations that are not easy or possible..

Posted by Kat Franchino in Articles, Work Happily, 0 comments
Dreams Are Like Pirate Treasure: Hard to Find, But Worth the Risk

Dreams Are Like Pirate Treasure: Hard to Find, But Worth the Risk

All dreams start somewhere and typically, no matter the size of the overall dream, most dreams start small. Let’s say yours is to feel better at work every day. You focus on sitting up straight in week one. Week two finds you taking a 10-minute walk at lunchtime. Week three sees you on a regular..

Posted by Anne Dorko in Articles, Live Freely, 0 comments
A Modern-Day Nomad’s Guide: How to Leave Everything Behind and Start Over

A Modern-Day Nomad’s Guide: How to Leave Everything Behind and Start Over

I want to start over. I need a new life. I want to go somewhere far away.

You’ve reached a major turning point in your life. For one reason or another, you want to say goodbye to your old life and start a new chapter. This is not a decision to be made lightly, but..

Posted by Anne Dorko in Articles, Live Freely, 2 comments