Why Digital Nomads Are Coping Better With the Quarantine

Reflections and advice

Kristin Wilson
Apr 16 · 9 min read

“Man started out as nomadic — it may be the most natural state for human beings.” — Craig O. McCaw

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Self-Isolating in an Icelandic Co-Working Space (Self-Portrait by Me on Unsplash)

Daily life hasn’t changed much for us

Familiar with uncertainty and discomfort

Minimalist lifestyle and low cost-of-living

Multiple revenue streams

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Global Digital Nomad Network

Personal identity not tied to a job or company

Comfortable using remote collaboration tools

Pre-existing focus on mindset and mental health

Less familial pressures at home

Part of a global community

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Photo: Kristin Wilson / Traveling with Kristin

Conclusion

Further discussion on Badass Digital Nomads and Travel Like a Boss Podcasts

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Kristin Wilson

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Content Creator: Host of Badass Digital Nomads Podcast and www.YouTube.com/TravelingwithKristin. Get my free remote jobs guide at: http://bit.ly/RemoteJobsGuide

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Medium's largest active publication, followed by +730K people. Follow to join our community.

Kristin Wilson

Written by

Content Creator: Host of Badass Digital Nomads Podcast and www.YouTube.com/TravelingwithKristin. Get my free remote jobs guide at: http://bit.ly/RemoteJobsGuide

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Medium's largest active publication, followed by +730K people. Follow to join our community.

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