Coliving yes, but just with smiley people.
Don’t take me wrong but, please, if you’re normally a grumpy person stay away. We’re part of a world changing movement. Trust me, you, location independent worker, you are very lucky to be able to choose with who do you want to work and with who do you want to live. And you don’t even realize how amazing that is.
I’ll tell you why. We are who we surround ourselves with. I used to wake up every morning at 7 am to sit down next to two of my workmates listening to them moaning about how our boss was leading us. They weren’t wrong. But believe me, it’s just horrible to start your day like this. I respect, there are folks who need to take out their evils. But it really affects the people around you!
It’s just magic to be surrounded by happy people. You become a happier person. You feel that energy from the other, and suddenly, problems are less ‘problems’. Life becomes a lot more simple. You start smiling in front of a slide of cheese with few olives, to a cold beer by the sea, to an amazing book you are reading, to a cold shower in the morning or to yourself when you lie down on your bed at night.
Happiness is as simple as being surrounded by happy people.
Life is just it. Wake up every morning and listen through your door that guy how is singing under the shower. Go downstairs to have your breakfast and see how your flatmate it’s just opening his Amazon box with a smile on his face. See how your coliver it’s making food for the rest of their mates. Dance, sing, laugh, be spontaneous… I love spontaneous people!
Work next to a girl which eyes are so bright because she is really passionate about what she is doing. Share your knowledge and learn from others. Enjoy the good news of the one next to you and celebrate it with them.
“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” — Jim Rohn
If you are a Digital Nomad, if you work with a team you love, if you’re launching a startup with your mate, if you’re living with people you like…If you’re lucky enough to share your life with who you want. Do it.
Originally published at sun-and-co.com.