One of the biggest lessons I've learned from traveling without a home base is how to be with what is rather than how I want it to be. This requires being present and open to what is unfolding exactly as it is with NO resistance! It's very powerful to meet life right where it is and to be right where you are.
I'm living in uncertainty ALL THE TIME! I don't really know where I'll be sleeping next month or exactly how much money I'll have. If I want to live this way, I HAVE to trust that all is well or I wouldn't be able to sleep at night. If I let fear run the show or drive my decisions, I wouldn't be able to function.
Instead, I need to fully immerse myself in the present with BIG doses of gratitude for what I DO have. The moment is all any of us really have anyway, why waste it on worrying? As long as I'm doing my part and showing up with integrity, working hard and in alignment with my inner guidance, I know I'll be taken care of.
I take nothing for granted these days. I cannot afford to be too attached to or caught up in my story or my circumstances because as I now know full well, they will change. Living on the existential edge as I am keeps me more awake to my good because every little thing I have is SO precious.
Having a car that works is a miracle...it doesn't have to be the newest, latest, coolest car. Yes, it's an older car with over 100,000 miles on it, but it runs and it transports me and my belongings.
Having a roof over my head is a miracle...it doesn't have to be my place, my bed, my furniture under my control. Yes, I have to share bathrooms and kitchens with others, but I'm forever grateful to the beautiful souls who have opened their homes to me and I really love connecting with new friends!
Having clothes to wear is a miracle...they don't have to be new, name-brand, trendy or lots of them. Yes, most of my clothes are second-hand clothes that are comfortable and serve me in multiple climates and settings, and that works for me.
Having a place to work is a miracle...I don't have to have my own studio or office space. Yes, I have to hunt down cafes with good wifi, comfortable seating and delicious beverages, but I actually work best in cafes...it's a habit I established years before I hit the road.
Having an online business is a miracle... I don't have to have a regular paycheck or high-end career. Yes, it's a lot of work being an entrepreneur, especially an online one and I have to spend huge amounts of time in front of my computer but I have lots of time to write and total control over my schedule, which I absolutely LOVE!
Choosing what is makes it all flow and keeps the anxiety in check. I find peace and joy in little pockets of experience, not in day-to-day security, stability, schedules and social conformity.
I'm blazing a trail and there's no looking back...there is only now and that's pretty miraculous to me.