As time conveyor-belts us forward and space confuses the issue, most of us need to set concrete reminders to keep steady. This will help you see some of the loose ends before you trip over 'em.
When you move around all the time, the "little" stuff can get away from you.
The problem, of course, is that there's no such thing as "little stuff." Not really.
As time conve… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/what-am-i-forgetting/
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/
“Madness, provided it comes as the gift of heaven, is the channel by which we receive the greatest blessings. Madness comes from God, whereas sober sense is merely human.” -- Plato, the Phaedrus
“Madness, provided it comes as the gift of heaven, is the channel by which we receive the greatest blessings. Madness comes from God, whereas sober sense is merely human.” -- Plato… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/praise-crazy/
Attention, location independent pros: JustLanded's brand-new redesign hides amazing deals under somewhat less-horrible UI.
Looking for a place to live overseas that's expat-friendly -- or a car, or furniture, or a language exchange?
JustLanded, while it doesn't work well for every LIP destination, … http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/tried-new-justlanded-yet/
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/
You couldn't ask for a more arbitrary list of skills than this -- but damn, they're handy.
Random? Oh yes.
Here are six ninja skills that, for a list of reasons as arbitrary as the skills, would have come in useful over the years I've spent on the road. Perhaps they … http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/random-ninja-skills/
Your "airport time" doesn't have to suck, even if you don't wait for the airline gods to grant you elite status. Buy your way in. It's cheaper than you think.
It’s a reliably awesome way to turn a travel day into a usable workday: tuck in to an airport lounge. Just show up a few hours early for your flight*, amble through security at yo… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/no-platinum-status-no-worries/
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/