Writing this week about creating a new life, focusing on the positive experiences in life, and sharing my love of Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Eat, Pray, Love, Married with Luggage became the perfect blog to share for Blogs to Bookmark this week.
Betsy and Warren Talbot’s plan to travel around the world for 3 years began with consuming one too many margaritas. This one evening hanging out with friends became a life-altering event. Betsy and Warren begin their trip on October 1, 2010.
If you would like to quit your job and travel the world, Married with Luggage is the blog to follow. However, if you would like to learn how to make any change in your life, want to simplify your life (including your posessions), save money, improve relationships, or become a better traveler, this site is also for you.
Here’s a description of Married with Luggage in their own words:
“We are on a mission to redesign our lives to travel full time. Whether your dream is halfway around the world or in your own backyard, you’ll find information on goal-setting, living well, managing your money, and simplifying your life every week on this blog.”
Lifestyle design, or creating the life you want, is something discussed often on Betsy and Warren’s blog. When is Your Personal Independence Day is a motivating post and an example of Betsy’s ability to translate a large goal into smaller steps to motivate each reader to find a way to achieve a life dream.
“Whether you want to get a better job, go back to school, write a book, start a family, build a home, launch a business, or travel around the world like us, having a launch date with a series of small steps leading up to it will make your goal come alive every single day.”
In Dealing with Negative Comments Betsy wrote about how to neutralize negative comments. Betsy explains how our own insecurities create an opportunity for the negativity to affect us and then lays out steps to neutralize the negativity.
Betsy wrote a wonderful 5-part series on Signs of a Great Life. I recommend reading all of the posts. This series covers:
Betsy and Warren will be blogging on their 3 year adventure, which will be a way for readers to follow along on the trip. I can’t wait to watch and read about their experiences. Here’s a video by Warren explaining in detail the travel plans:
Visit Married with Luggage and explore their blog world. I promise you will find ways to live a happier life, make your own dreams come true, and watch an amazing travel adventure unfold beginning October 1, 21010.