Lessons From 3 Years of Travel by High on Life

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High On Life is one of my favorite YouTube channels because they consistently put out powerful videos that combine life philosophy and travel inspiration. And this is one of the best videos that they’ve made.

If you’ve been reading my blog here then you know these two concepts are close to my heart. Enough of me though, let’s jump into the video (or you can read the written lessons below).

The Written Version of The Video:

What does it feel like to be present? To be here in the now and fully experiencing this moment. Free from any weight of the past or any anticipation of the future. Just free. Free to realize that only you can control how you feel. About anything. Free to see things for what they are and free to give your time and energy to what really matters.

Accept the fact that everything that makes up your world is there because you attracted it with your own thoughts. Realize that you can control your thoughts and emotions. There’s no big secret. Just choose to think better feeling thoughts. Listen to your emotions and chose to feel good. You can decide to be in a place of attraction and abundance.

What do you want to do in your life? What makes you tick? What makes you feel awe? Don’t be misled into thinking that you’re supposed to do anything. You are supposed to do only what you chose to do. The world is vast and full of possibilities. Follow your bliss. Get out of your comfort zone. Stop looking for reasons why you can’t and look for reasons why you can.

Follow Up Thoughts From The High On Life Team:

Everybody who’s asking about money and everybody who’s dismissing this as a lifestyle for the rich. Don’t be limited by your current beliefs about money. Whether you have a lot of it or none at all it does not bring you happiness or fulfillment. Happiness and fulfillment comes from within. This is something you realize the more you travel and see people living with absolutely nothing yet happier than anyone you know. Change your point of attraction about money.
If you continue to focus on your lack of it, that is what you’re going to continue to get. If you focus your attention and energy on the things that you want to do, money will come to help you accomplish your goals. In our case we had simply worked for a year to save up 10k each to go on our first trip which lasted 7 months. Since then we’ve built a business and a lifestyle around doing what we love. None of us have rich parents or any external help. Money isn’t real anyways. Why let a bunch of made up numbers on your bank statement stop you from living life?
I've been building digital businesses, wandering the world, and writing about optimizing life for freedom since early 2017. My mission is to lower the barrier for people who want to live with more freedom: whether that be as an entrepreneur, a digital nomad, an early retiree, or just as someone who wants to live a happiness-driven life.