Oct 20, 2021
Are there images of the stunning places you’d like to visit on your vision board? What if you had the time, money and confidence to make your travel dreams a reality?
Heather Markel is the Professional World Traveler behind Heather Begins, a coaching practice that helps frustrated professionals tackle the money, mindset and planning aspects of leaving their jobs to travel. In 2018, Heather left her 25-year corporate career to become a full-time solo traveler, visiting 25 countries on six continents and sharing her story of adopting the nomad lifestyle in The New York Times.
On this episode of Wickedly Smart Women, Heather joins Anjel to explain how she was conditioned to stay in an unhappy job and marriage until physical pain inspired her to find a new way. She shares the logistical challenges of leaving a career to travel full-time, describing how she helps clients reduce their expenses and find work to support their ideal life. Listen in for Heather’s insight on learning to BE rather than DO and find out how she can help you begin your own travel adventure!
The experience that sparked Heather’s love of languages and travel
How we’re conditioned to believe that marriage and work are supposed to be unhappy
The physical pain that inspired Heather to leave her marriage and quit her job
The logistical challenges of leaving a career to travel full-time
How Heather helps clients reduce travel expenses and find work to support their ideal life
Heather’s insight on how travel makes you present to opportunity
How Heather learned that the goal of travel is the journey
Heather’s advice on following your heart and learning to BE rather than to DO
Heather’s 3 favorite travel destinations (and why she loved them)
Heather’s How to Make Money Without a Job Online Training
Experiment in International Living
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