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Is the ‘Digital Nomad’ label good or bad?

Read this post this morning which discussed the evolution of the ‘Digital Nomad’ label and what they are now looking to try and focus more on – another new label which they are calling the slowmad . I left the following comment on the post and would be interested to hear your thoughts – do you think the ‘Digital Nomad’ label is a good thing or bad thing overall? As someone who was “a backpacker with a laptop” way back in 2006 and managed to run my online businesses as I travelled the World with very basic GPRS internet and occasional WiFi I have loved watching the whole ‘scene’ take off over the last few years. I don’t think without the catchy ‘Digital Nomad’ label it would have inspired so many people to try and change their own lives or others to create such great coworking and coliving spaces as… Click Here to Read More

Worldschool Village
Worldschool Village

First annual Worldschool Village

Yesterday I had the privilege of playing a very small part in helping with some gardening before the first Worldschool Village takes place next week at Kurukan in the Marina Alta area of Valencia Spain where I’m currently coworking at Sun and Co. What is the Worldschool Village? Well, it is a gathering of families who, regardless of their provenance or language, want to live, work and learn in freedom. They are coming together to learn from each other, collaborate in the long or short-term, enjoy themselves and continue making progress. Some call this co-working or co-living…at the end of the day, it’s a gathering where families can share their experiences. And this means we now have co-living in Spain!   So if you are interested in finding out more make sure you check out the links above and I hope to actually be able to attend the second Worldschool Village next year with my… Click Here to Read More

Image by Allan Ajifo [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Human Beings NOT Human Doings

Taking the time to be and doing nothing – appreciating what you have, living in the moment are all important aspects of the various mindfulness articles and NHS advice I have found myself reading over the last few months after becoming pretty low in my personal life which forced me to reevaluate my whole being with this web site one of the results. Paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non judgmentally. Jon Kabt-Zinn Depression does not care about wealth, family, success or material possessions and men especially are not very good about talking about their ‘feelings’ and ’emotions’ which is why male suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK and campaigns such as this are SO important. ”…of the 6,000+ British lives lost to suicide each year, nearly 75 per cent of those are male.” Modern Life is… Click Here to Read More

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