Michael Skye

Transformational Travel Guide

3 of My Core Values When Traveling

Posted by on Sep 13, 2016

Here are 3 of the Core Values I have when traveling: #1 – Going Slow Often times–especially if we’re Americans–we have just a few short weeks or less for a vacation, and we want to pack as much as fun and excitement as we can into that brief time.  So we tend to travel with a feeling of a scarcity of time. This can have us focused in on ourselves and focused on getting–getting as much experiences and as many photos as we can in that short amount of time. One of the things I am going to show you how to do, if you come and travel with me or if you take my Carpe Diem! World Traveler LINK course, is how to get more time for longer journeys and sabbaticals. When you come and travel with me, it’s a requirement that we’re not in that scarcity mode.  We’re not in that mode of taking and trying to just get as much as possible from the short time that we have. There’s something that’s really magical that happens as we just trust the journey, take our time to go slow, to connect with what we’re feeling, notice who our heart is calling us to connect with, take the time to build relationships and being open to the invitations that we receive along the way. This is one of the most miraculous things that’s happened to me on my travels.  I don’t plan most of my own travels. Instead, I go slow, stay connected and follow heart-felt invitations.  That’s something we’ll be doing if you come and travel with me. I require that we’re not in that rushed state of mind.  Now, it’s OK if we start feeling this scarcity of time as we travel, and I’ll just bring reminders for us to slow down and trust. So if you’re interested in a change of pace and slowing down, de-stressing and learning to travel and live in this kind of a way, then maybe you’ll want to come and travel with me. And if not–if you want to cram as much as you can into your short vacation time as possible–then there are probably some better options or tourist packages that are better for you. #2 – Respect Many times in American culture, respect is lacking in our interactions.  Partly this is from our value of independence and individuality.  We want to be self-expressed and speak up for ourselves, but often...

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