About a week ago I moved away from Austria and straight into a home on wheels. A Van, that my boyfriend and I converted – all by ourselves. The feeling of moving away. Just a couple of weeks ago a friend asked me, to visualize and feel a moment of pure happiness that I had experienced in the past. A memory I feel at ease with and that I wanna come back to when I am afraid, nervous or unstable in my current life. Immediately I thought of the day
At the beginning of the month, I turned 30. A big number you might think. Not for me though. I just don’t feel like 30 at all. Well, how do you “feel 30” anyway? Is it what the standard European “should be like”? Or maybe what my younger self was expecting my 30 years old future me to be like? Is age just a number? …who would have guessed that I was single for more than 5 years? …who would have thought that my illness would not make it work
Another year has passed, and this blog is getting quieter and quieter. I haven’t been writing a lot. At least you might think. But behind the scenes, speaking of IN MY LIFE, I was writing a lot of stories. I lived, in a way that I never thought I would live. And I am gonna tell you a secret.
Most of the time we are more ourselves than somewhere else while we are traveling. We are the true “me, myself and I” selfish travelers who (basically) don’t give a f** about anyone else. It appears to me, that living in one place, where there is a lot of consumption going on, influences me more than I even noticed. You turn into a multiple you. Changing your outfit, your personality, maybe even your attitude even within a day. When you leave work and meet up with friends. When you are
So here it is. Finally. The truth about why I quit the job that I loved. How my first real solo travel adventure changed my life and why it took me a little bit longer to publish this entry.
I have a good life. Of that I am sure. And times like this, like when I was back home in Vienna for a week, or now that Christmas is almost over, once again showed me how good it is. And I am happy about that. I appreciate it. I embrace it and try to make it even better by being a good person.
Although I already wrote a blog post about being offline, which was approximately one year ago, I think I owe you another one, as there hasn´t been a proper update in half a year. This is gonna be honest, personal and not as long as you might expect.