I need to move around a bit...

May 08, 2023
Quote: I need to move around a bit. To shuffle my surroundings. To wake up in cities I don’t know my way around and have conversations in languages I cannot entirely comprehend. There is always this tremendous longing in my heart to be lost, to be someplace else, to be far far away from all of this.” by Beau Tapiini

This was me from as early as I can remember in my life.

At the time, I didn’t realise I was trying to escape an unhappy childhood; I just knew I needed to be away.

The saying "Environment trumps will every time" highlights that no matter how much effort, willpower or determination you have, your environment ultimately shapes your outcomes.

If you keep operating within the same surroundings and circumstances, you will consistently end up in the same place.

My father told me, “All you do is run away” - he wasn’t wrong. He didn’t see that I was trying to change my environment, to go to a place where I could meet new people and start thriving instead of surviving.

That search took me to the earth’s far reaches, and I realised it’s a big old world out there. Eventually, I found my place, the country I need to live and the people I need to be around.

But often, we remain trapped in a place we don’t want to be and surrounded by people we’re not aligned with.

It feels easier and safer to stay in our ‘comfort zone’ when in fact, our life could be so much more amazing if we make that change.

It doesn’t have to be moving to a new country. It can be changing your job, moving to a new neighbourhood or finding a circle of friends who align with your values.

Whatever it is, please don’t settle until you find it. The journey may seem scary from the outside, but believe me; everything will start to change once you take that first step.

Maybe that could be joining our ONE LIFE ESCAPE here in Spain?

Have a great day, my friend ❤️



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