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The Science Behind How Travel Boosts Creativity

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The Science Behind How Travel Boosts Creativity

Kerouac's On the Road, Van Gogh's Cafe Terrace at Night, Chopin's Winter Wind: all these incredible pieces of art were inspired by travel. Finding inspiration in a creative field can prove difficult, with many experiencing a form of writer's block in their respective field. Often, the solution is as simple as going somewhere new and having new experiences. In these new surroundings, you may experience a renewed inspiration to get you going again. You may even enter a 'flow state,' in which you completely lose yourself in your work and complete a creative project without even trying.Many travelers experience this...

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Embrace Consciously Sustainable Travel as a Digital Nomad

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Embrace Consciously Sustainable Travel as a Digital Nomad

Travel is exciting, fulfilling, and educational. It helps individuals to widen their perspectives and gain an understanding of other cultures and global issues, which in turn leads to more ethically conscious world citizens. However, there is no getting away from the fact that travel can damage the environment. Despite the increase in low emission public transport, digital nomads often stick to planes and taxis as the easiest, fastest, and most convenient options.People on the move may cook less and therefore over consume takeaways with plastic straws and cutlery. Then there are the plastic mini toiletry bottles you get in hotels...

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Don’t Try This At Home - 7 Signs You’re Not Cut Out For A Digital Nomad Lifestyle

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Don’t Try This At Home - 7 Signs You’re Not Cut Out For A Digital Nomad Lifestyle

If you’ve ever found yourself frustrated at your office job, then perhaps the thought of location independence has crossed your mind. ‘digital nomad’ is a term which conjures up images of remote workers sipping on cocktails as they run their operations from picturesque beaches. Breaking free from that 9-5 isn’t all rainbows and unicorns, however, even though it may seem that way from the outside. Before you consider handing in that resignation letter, there are a few things you need to consider. Here are seven signs that you might not be ready to become a digital nomad. You’re Tied To...

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The Life-Changing Value of Embracing New Experiences

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The Life-Changing Value of Embracing New Experiences

One of life’s greatest gifts is that you can never run out of things to do. There are 192 countries you could visit, over 4000 large cities, more than a million mountains to climb, and 7.5 billion people to meet. Yet somehow, feelings of boredom and stagnation are common. It can be easy to settle into a routine at the expense of trying new things. While there is value in stability, this needs to balanced with trying something new. Looking into some of the research, it is clear that embracing new experiences can be life changing for your levels of...

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Travel Can Make You Happy: Scientists and Travelers Explain How

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Travel Can Make You Happy: Scientists and Travelers Explain How

There are thousands of studies trying to determine whether booking a trip will lead you to happiness. However, maybe this is too simplistic. The secret of happiness lies not in the act of international travel, but in how you approach a journey abroad.A few things are clear from happiness research. Vacations and traveling have the potential to add excitement to your life, combined with an opportunity to grow. Sometimes it can be tough, but that is an important part of building character and emotional intelligence.After reading through articles on the science of happiness, I decided to back this research up...

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