Do you ever have the feeling like you just need to get out?
Late last year, I had this overwhelming feeling that I needed to go abroad again.
After five years in New York City, I craved a taste of something else. And within short time, this idea began to consume my imagination.
But it was all so complicated. I have a life in NYC! A real life. With a family and animals, a full time job, a blog and clients, and a hefty rent! The list could go on and on…
I would listen to myself tell people that “no time would ever be right to go abroad” and yet, here I was, agreeing with my husband that indeed this time right now was not right for us to leave NYC.
Yet, this little niggling feeling I had to be abroad just wasn’t going away.
In fact, the more I tried to ignore it, the louder it became.
I realized that I had to find a way to honor the part of me that is tremendously curious about international life and loves digging into new parts of the globe.
So, I started to become open to new approaches and paths to going abroad.
In all honesty, I had no idea what that would look like. While I couldn’t envision the direct path, I could envision myself jumping on the opportunity and making the most of it.
And guess what? Nine months later, and it is happening!
Next week I am moving abroad for a month to this amazing location.
In the end, an opportunity presented itself that I could have never envisioned.
But, I was mentally prepared. More importantly, I had the support from my family, work, and friends.
Curious to know more about how this opportunity came together? Want to follow me while I am abroad?
Next time I see you, it’ll be from abroad!
That’s pretty exciting.