I'm not going to be writing here anymore.
I started writing Sustainable Lunacy in 2009.
The Four-Hour Workweek had been published on by birthday (of course) two years previous; I’d read it in a single sitting, plopped d… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/goodbye-and-why/
Picked a city to kick off your digital nomad career? You'll need digs. Here are 7 great places to look.
This much is true for location-dependent and digital-nomad types alike: there's an art to finding a place to hang your hat.
Luckily for us, the era of collaborative consumpti… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/7-places-look-place-live/
I just found something extra-specially cool, however, for location independent folks with flexible schedules and insatiable wanderlust: Adioso.
Don't get me wrong: I love my travel search engines. I love Kayak (especially Explore). And AirfareWatchdog. And Hipmunk. And even Orbitz, very occasionally.
I just found somethi… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/adioso-suckas/
Writing isn't just a talent, nor a gift: it's a habit. Here's how I weave the act of writing into every day -- and how you can, too.
The truest words ever said about writing were from the famously irascible Bukowski in his excellent poem on the subject: "if it doesn't come bursting out of you in spite of ever… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/my-6-best-tools-habitualize-writing/
There are a few things that you'd be nuts to make room for in your luggage -- but you shouldn't live remote without them. Here's the skinny.
These are items you almost certainly won't be packing for your trip...not even in your checked bag. However, the quality-of-life boost they deliver is way worth the effort.
Are you ready for the bad news? (Spoiler: there isn't much.)
You probably have a pretty good idea of the stuff you'd have to give up as a digital nomad.
The thing is: you're wrong.
Be ready to raise an eyebrow or two.
Stuff you can't … http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/stuff-you-cant-do/
Ready to escape? Here's a seven-item reading list that will kick you in the right direction. Hard.
I'm asked the question every day.
I'm not exaggerating.
"How do you do it? How can I do it, too?"
I get it. Trust me. And I'll tell you the same thing I wa… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/7-item-reading-list/
When you're working in a public environment, it doesn't matter how nice you are. You can ruin easily someone else's workday by arriving unprepared (and/or unthoughtful), and that would make you -- you guessed it -- a de facto asshole.
I know you're not an asshole.
You're a sweetie, in fact. Of course.
But when you're working remotely in public environment, it doesn't matter how nice you are. You can ruin ea… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/how-work-remote-without-being-asshole/
Going LIP doesn't just mean the casting-off of the cubicle life. It means declaring your independence from the way everybody else goes about becoming a digital nomad -- and how they maintain the lifestyle.
Going location independent is just the first in a long, long list of choices.
It doesn't just mean the casting-off of the cubicle life. It means declaring your independence from … http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/i-do-location-independence-differently-you/
Your first day or so in a new, foreign city -- especially if this is your first location independent adventure -- will likely be overwhelming. It'll seem like you face an immense list of tasks to check off in order to settle in to your new home.
Your first day or so in a new, foreign city -- especially if this is your first location independent adventure -- will likely be overwhelming. It'll seem like you face an immense l… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/six-things-digital-nomad-must-do-after-wheels-down-new-home-base/