Financial Fitness

How’s yours doing? Your answer depends on how long you can live and maintain your current lifestyle if you lost your job and had to depend on your passive residual income. To figure this out, each of us need to look at where we are on our financial journey.  Like our physical-health journeys, we might be right at the beginning, …

How to Create a Travel Lifestyle

I’m delighted to have the opportunity to connect with you for this week’s topic!   So, the short answer is to create a residual income which is large enough to cover your expenses, including your travel experiences. The long answer is based on my own experience living a travel lifestyle with my wife, Fi Jamieson Folland. Over the last five …

Living by Design or Default?

Through a lot of my life til my late twenties, I realize I was taking steps based on what I felt was expected or what others had done as opposed to what I desired in my life. I was living by default in many areas. A way I’ve found to keep myself on track, is to re-assess how I’m going …

Avoiding the Face Plants

Back in 2014 when Chris and I finally decided to go for it and pursue our dream-travel lifestyle, we took the plunge and started traveling year-round. During one of these recent years, we ended up visiting 22 different countries.   We totally relished exploring and opening the doorway to this lifestyle we’d craved for so long. And we had an …

Ever Feel Like a Rat in a Wheel?

This was me back in 2001. In those days, I was treating patients from 7am to 9am, day in and day out. Most nights I was waking up with chest pains that radiated down my left arm.   This pain forced me off the rat-wheel. 1   Yep, it took quite a shake up for me to decide to do …