Insane in the Membrane: Getting Lost to Find My Way Home

I'm sitting here enjoying one of the best soy iced lattes I've ever tasted, in Krak√≥w, Poland of all places, reflecting on my last 6 months of life and travel (I'm sorry, but you had to assume a 'halfway there' post was inevitable, right?).  It's hard to believe it's been one year since I first applied for and was accepted to Remote Year and gave a very courteous 4 month notice to my NYC employer.  It's even harder to believe that it's been 6 months since I boarded a plane at Logan Airport in Boston to start my Remote Year journey in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  

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My Top Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling: Stress Management On The Road

Generally we travel to relax, escape, adventure, experience and learn. Although we hope to unload a wheelbarrow of stress, unforeseen circumstances, language barriers, unfamiliar territory, lost belongings and surprise cleanses can add a dose of stress that we don't anticipate.  Jet-lag and dehydration can make stress even more difficult to endure.

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My Top Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling: Exercise on the Road

Exercise is usually the first component of a real life routine to go by the wayside on the road, but there are many reasons to stick to a regular exercise schedule while you travel.  

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When Transition Becomes Transformation

Last night I watched the most beautiful sunset that I've seen during my 2 1/2 months in Southeast Asia.  Bright sun rays engulfed the clouds and beamed through the vibrant pink, orange and yellow hues in the sky. As the sun faded into darkness, a brilliantly golden full moon slowly made it's ascent into the night sky.  The orbital dance was so seamlessly beautiful. 

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