Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Simplicity in Travel

Simplicity Lessons

In Simplicity Lessons: A 12-Step Guide to Living Simply, Linda Breen Pierce writes about "the power of travel for personal transformation."


For many people, foreign travel can be transformational, changing how we think of our lives and our world. When we spend time in different cultures, everything is new and fascinating. We start living in the present, because the present is so intriguing. We feel revitalized. Because you let go of what is familiar and routine for you, your inner mind is inclined to take a fresh look at your life- how you feel about what's going on and what direction you want to go next.

I find myself reading that over and over. It puts my feeling into words that make sense, and I'm glad someone was able to do that.