Into the UnknownUnsettled's Official Blog: Musings on the intersection of work, life and adventure in the 21st century.
“The world is ready.” – Hoda Baraka, Unsettled Alumna and one of the many organizers of the upcoming Climate Protests.
“My intuition was right. She always is, when I choose to listen to her. Bali was one of the most magical experiences of my life. I met people who embraced the way I see the world and inspired me to dream bigger, to love harder, to think wilder, and to create a life filled with joy.”
Whether you are asking for permission or for forgiveness, all change takes courage. Let us help you start.
F*%$ distractions. They take and take and take. It’s time to get serious – to remove all distractions from our lives and to replace it with what we really need: space and time to pursue the essence of what we aspire to be.
You know what you don’t want your life to look like, and you are beginning to establish what it is you want out of this new chapter. What have some of our alumni wished they knew before they stepped in your shoes?
“This new work has a mind of its own, and I get electric just partaking in the process and watching it unfold. I feel like I’m part participant, part spectator. Spontaneous events occur and I respond. It’s all in there. Which is pretty much like the rest of my life.”
WORK & TRAVEL INSPIRATION
What is possible in one week of living Unsettled? You get to help us decide.
Extraordinary shared travel experiences can still be curated, without being guided.
By: Naomi Matlow Ready to fill up that phone for optimal use before you fill up that suitcase for your solo travel adventure? We got your back. We’ve curated our top 10 travel apps to help you get lost and found again, translate that mysterious soda label, and figure...
Everybody’s life changes a little bit after an Unsettled retreat, but in vastly different ways. Some alumni break old habits, some evolve their perspective, all build new connections and relationships, while others embrace giant life shifts. Here are four recent...
Why slowing down and consciously not Instagramming every moment is a much more rewarding way to travel
By: Naomi Matlow Illustration by Wendy MacNaughton According to Forbes, Americans are vacation-phobic. We daydream about sandy beaches but when it comes to turning our “Out of Office” auto-responder on, we are full of guilt and dread. Research suggests that fewer and...
In a world where we are working longer and longer, the notion behind Financial Independence, Retire Early or the FIRE movement truly stand out.
Studies show that returning from a sabbatical improves productivity and focus on the jobs.
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