We all need to belong to some sort of communities and feel connected to people around us. To me, rebuilding social connections is definitely the most daunting aspect right out of college. Having wide, deep, and strong relationships not only fosters a sense of belonging but also allows us to lead a very comfortable life feeling like we are in control of living the life that we want with the right support and resources around us to manage our career and pave our future dream journeys ahead.
I still work in a team. I work with clients, business partners, suppliers, etc. I do all of this via Skype when communication is needed. Most of the time it’s not needed because I deal with professionals who can motivate themselves without my input.
Assuming that, as a digital nomad, you’re aware that you are not required to move into a tourist area and live next door to other digital nomads and that there is, in fact, a huge world of places where you can live and still access food and coffee — then there’s no reason at all that you can’t work in a coffee shop.