A 2018 Retrospective with Meghan and Lis

It’s been a long time, but we’re back! In this episode we catch you up on what each of us has been up to, then we discuss some of our main themes and takeaways from a year that felt like three years. From being brave to letting go, we lay it all out there and set our intentions for 2019. Happy New Year all, and enjoy!

Show notes

  • Meghan and Lis are back after a few months away!

  • Meghan catches us up on life and work in San Diego

  • Lis clues us in to living “the horse life” in New Mexico

  • “Just listen to the wind”

  • Finding the ways we want to live

  • If it feels good, do it. If it hurts, don’t.

  • Recognizing and accepting familial differences

  • Opening up to the generosity and love of others

  • Art, coffee, and chocolate in Madrid, New Mexico

  • The anxiety of isolation... or isolating anxiety

  • Codependency reemerges

  • Meeting people where they’re at (reprise)

  • What Lis has been doing for work

  • Takeaways from 2018 and themes for 2019

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What Sense of Self Remains - Catch Up with Meghan and Lis

We’re back and more well-traveled than ever! In today’s episode Meghan and Lis dive into Lis’s summer travels and current location-independent life. We also dig into all of the implications that come along with shedding old anxieties and routines and stepping into new versions of ourselves we discover along the way. It’s a reunion not to be missed. Enjoy!

Show notes

  • Meghan and Lis are back!
  • Lis has been traveling “all the heck over”
  • Balancing life and work while traveling
  • Letting go of anxieties, schedules, and routines
  • Finding ways to normalize experiences
  • Letting go of the former parts of yourself
  • Codependency, self-compassion, and survival mode
  • Trusting our intuition
  • “Are you trying to go out and meet new people?”
  • Emotionally divesting from those who leave AND being the ones who leave
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Holding on to the Delight and Wonder - Catch Up with Meghan and Lis

In this episode Meghan and Lis catch up on what’s been happening in our worlds. We dive deep and discuss our fears around not living up to the labels in life and not making the “best” decisions we can. We also discuss listening to our instincts, and reflect on Meghan’s journey around the perimeter of the US. Finally we talk about the endearing characteristics of the people around us. It’s a lot, but it’s great. Enjoy!

Show notes

  • Lis makes a big decision!
  • Meghan returns to San Diego
  • We discuss being a nomad versus putting down roots
  • Attaching to a label (or not)
  • Being afraid of making a mistake
  • Reflections on a place that brings you peace and calm
  • Hearing the Yeses
  • Letting go of the planning
  • Processing the instincts
  • Reflections from Meghan’s perimeter tour of the US
  • Fighting to keep heart
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A Big Scary Blank Page - Season 2 Opener!

Adrift On Purpose is back for another season! In this episode, Meghan and Lis are LIVE from the Podcast Movement Conference in Anaheim. We catch you up on what we’ve been doing over the break and dive into what you can expect in the months ahead. Apologies in advance for the wind interference mucking up our audio, but we have no doubt you’ll still get some great tidbits nonetheless. Enjoy!

Show notes

  • Recording live from Podcast Movement 17!
  • Being a toddler podcast
  • Meghan and Lis spend time together in real life, deep in the Anaheim time warp
  • Meghan is officially a nomad!
  • Lis is slowly becoming a cat lady
  • The anxiety never stops
  • What IS “being adrift”?
  • Some particularly good stories from the summer break
  • Getting back to people

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Episode 18: Striking a Balance — Interview with Stephanie Pelser & Celine Chan

In today’s episode we talk with not one, but two amazing guests! Digital nomads Stephanie and Celine speak to us all the way from Osaka (so please, pardon the audio issues), and we discuss with them about how they found the courage to live the unconventional life and travel the world together full time. They tell us not only about their life of travel, but about living one’s own narrative, managing work / life balance, and treating yourself well along the way.

Show Notes

  • Catching up on the holidays
  • Introducing Stephanie & Celine!
  • An interview from Osaka
  • Becoming a nomad abroad
  • Finding the courage to quit
  • Why travel?
  • Traveling as a duo (and how not to kill each other)
  • Finding a common language
  • Figuring out the right path
  • The biggest challenge of life on the road
  • Getting unstuck… and going for it!
  • Meghan and Lis share a soul

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