The Perpetual Traveller Lifestyle

The Perpetual Traveller Lifestyle

In 2010, for the first time in my life I jumped on a plane with my wife to leave the country I’d always called home, Australia, for a year of exploring, living and working abroad.

Back then it was a rite of passage – something to get out of my system before returning to my great job in IT to un-pause The Game of Life.

As we planned our return to Australia however, something didn’t feel right – it didn’t feel as though we were returning “home”.

It was during this time that I first met someone living the perpetual traveller lifestyle.

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Using Habits for Success

Using Habits for Success

As we begin a new year many of us look at goal setting for the 12 months ahead. Whether it be health, financial, happiness or otherwise, this goal setting is often focused on the event instead of the process.

  • Chris sold his business and is retiring at 30
  • Matt has a 6 pack
  • Theresa has a luxurious new car
  • Shane rides his mountain bike like a pro
  • Andy bought a million dollar mansion
  • Nina made that marathon look easy
  • Jack does a heck of a lot of travel

When we see successful people, we’ve been conditioned to think that they are lucky, naturally skilled, had rich parents or some other justification as to why they can succeed and we can’t. What we’re seeing is the event.

The reality however, is that there was a lengthy process involved in the lead up to these events.

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2016 In Review

In an effort to remember when good things have been achieved, I’m keeping a log of successes and “big wins” for me each year.

Unlike most things I write, this post is for me. I find blogging to be a good way to research and in this case it’s a way for me to revisit all of the positive things that happened this year. It’s not a humblebrag. In the Instagram age, it seems as though everyone you know is doing incredible things every day while your life is on repeat. Don’t believe the hype.

Sticking to your habits of eating healthy, spending time with loved ones and hitting other personal goals may seem unimportant, but it’s not. What matters to you is all that matters.

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