Overcoming Doubt and Facing Fear Head On

The Cambridge English Dictionary defines doubt as follows: “a feeling of not knowing what to believe or what to do, or the condition of being uncertain.” Doubt itself is a byproduct of fear.  Fear of failure, fear of losing, fear of falling short of goals, etc.   Every individual has a different capacity for risk taking,

Birds of a Feather Nomad Together

Birds of a feather flock together.  Remember that saying?  I think we nomads are sometimes a bit like birds.  We have built a supportive community around us, traveling both solo and together, adventuring to different locations depending on the weather, and taking advantage (in a good way) of the natural resources available to us. 

Throwing Dreams Into The Universe

I was looking through my ‘writing starts’ folder tonight, looking for a topic to write on for my next post, when I found a short email I sent myself from work in March: “I want to finish getting rid of everything I don’t need.  I want to put what’s left into a van or SUV

Won’t You Be Scared And Lonely On The Road Alone?

When I tell people my plans to travel full-time next year, they always have a ton of questions.  With only a few rare exceptions, the first question they ask is one of these two: Aren’t you scared? Won’t you be lonely? Honestly, it never occurred to me to be scared at first, and the minor

Work and a Peace Cookie

My friend Steve came by my desk at work last week.  He’s a pretty down to earth and accepting guy.  Interesting too.  He’s an alchemist in his free time and has natural dreadlocks that he treats with essential oils, so he has kind of an earthy fragrance when he is in your presence.  (He smells

The Inspiration Behind My Decision #5: Without Bound

In the months since I decided to pursue a mobile lifestyle, I have been blessed to have almost constant inspiration keeping me motivated and driven in pursuit of my goals.  I never know how or where the motivation will appear, but it can be as simple as seeing an RV pull onto the highway on

The Inspiration Behind My Decision #4: The Doers

There are dreamers and there are doers.  Then there are the dreamers who are hell-bent on becoming doers.   I am in hell-bent category. “God willin’ and the creek don’t rise” as my Granny used to say. Even before the Office Hobo epiphany, I had begun researching travel trailer living options, but I was looking at