Alone at a small corner table in a coffee shop, I pulled out my newest prize from the local library, “I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was: How to Discover What You Really Want and How to Get It” by Barbara Sher. Handling the book with great care, I opened it, eager to absorb all of its great secrets, secrets that would surely change my life and place me squarely on the path to the amazing career and life that presently eluded me.
Once upon a time, long, long ago, we were able to experience the sheer magic of venturing to foreign lands and inhaling new experiences, cultures, and foods.
But, as author, Nicole Vick, explains in her new book, “Pushing Through”, traveling, even without the threat of Covid-19, can be incredibly terrifying, especially as a first-time adventurer who’s doing it solo. In the excerpt below, Nicole shares how she pushed past her fears of leaving the familiar behind to embrace the wonder and magic of exploring a new country.