Hello curious friends. It has been an exciting 6 months for me, publishing and promoting my first book Sunrises to Santiago. In the past few months I have also launched a tech company, 3 micro businesses, and I have finally had a chance to begin writing again. I am happy to announce a new venture called, The Curious Life Project: Cultivating a Unique Life By Design.
Who is this for? You value freedom over riches. You have many interests but think you are good at nothing. You have an education but you are not necessarily using it. You like to travel. You love meaningful adventures. You hate your job and don’t know what to do. You are searching for purpose. You think your job is OK but are ready for something new. Work is secondary to life. You are an entrepreneur or are inspired by those who try interesting things. You want to make a positive difference in the world.
“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” –Albert Einstein
What To Expect From The Curious Life Project
Curious Lives – Above all things, The Curious Life Project’s mission is to inspire people to live a curious life. A curious life is one in which you give yourself permission to explore things that are interesting to you and continue learning throughout life. I don’t believe that most of us have only one thing we should be doing for the rest of our lives. I think change is healthy as our interests evolve over time. What to Expect: How to find your purpose and how to define success. How to live an interesting life with balance. Stories from those who are living a curious life and how they do it.
Curious Careers – Do you hate your current job or are ready for a change? Are you panicking because you may not know what that next career will be? Does this question frustrate you or cause panic: What do you want to do with the rest of your life? What is your passion? Unfortunately, for those of us who have never had one passion or one career, then this question causes great stress in our lives. I am on career number 10 at the ripe age of 33 and I know I will probably have 10 more, unless something sticks. If you are a happy and passionate doctor, engineer or (insert any lifelong career here), and know that this is your calling in life, I congratulate you, but you probably won’t find much useful here. Finding something that sticks is the ultimate goal, but it won’t happen unless you embrace curiosity. What to Expect: Content that provides inspiration, direction and guidance on what to do when you hate your job and don’t know where to turn. How to start over. How to define true success. The site will also feature entrepreneurial advice and alternative ways to make money both home and abroad while featuring stories from people who have had the courage to follow their own curiosity. How to happily job hop.
Curious Adventures – Love to travel? Me too. I especially like travel that is good for you. As many of you already know, I recently completed the nearly 500 mile trek across the north of Spain known as the Camino de Santiago. It was life changing and a new book, Sunrises to Santiago, was born. If you have ever felt lost, looking for your purpose in life, with no path or direction, then this book is for you. It chronicles a travel adventure of course, but in many aspects, it illustrates coming to terms with and learning to love a curious life. What to Expect: The Curious Life Project will feature curious adventures around the world that may inspire you to pack up and leave with your passport soon. Not only the Camino de Santiago (planning resources here), but travel breaks that show you how to live abroad, like teaching in Spain (at any age) for example. We will also feature the great outdoors and journeys that inspire personal growth around the world.