Solo World Traveler & Whiskey Intern at 61!

What in the world does self-permission have to do with aging? (Hint: everything!)

What’s possible when we give ourselves permission to grow, expand, step into our greatness, and love our lives?

Does self-permission also mean greater self-love as we age?

Those are some of the compelling questions 61-year young Natalie Wester and I discussed on the latest episode of the Reinvention Rebels podcast.

Natalie is a badass with a compelling reinvention story.

She retired early, creating a minimalist life to start pursuing her passion for travel.

That passion, fear and excitement morphed into a 70-day solo trip around the world with one carry-on bag. OH YES!

And that’s just scratching the surface of how The Hot Goddess blogger has reimagined her life. (you must check out her blog, SO funny)

Come join us and learn about Natalie’s journey of self-permission, self-love and recognizing that if she can travel solo for 70 days in unfamiliar territory, she can pretty much do anything.

Such a juicy, inspiring, nothings-going-to-stop-me-now conversation about what’s possible if we let up on self-doubt and press the gas pedal of self-permission.

Permission to feel more joy, to have new, sometimes scary but enriching experiences. To live full out, embracing life with open arms.

Yes please!! I don’t know about you, but I want more of THAT!

(And did I mention that she started a 12-week apprenticeship as a whiskey intern for Cleveland Whiskey? From blackboard to bourbon, this Reinvention Rebel is on fire!!)

I love what Natalie shares about how:

·        she’s more capable and brave than she thought
·        living a simpler and smaller life brings her joy
·        she’s okay with not knowing all the answers
·        she’s learning to get out of her own way
·        she’s not putting a label on her self-discovery journey, it’s unfolding!

Sit back and enjoy an awesome and inspiring conversation that will have you leaning into your Inner Reinvenention Rebel. Trust me, she’s in there!

Connect with Natalie:

Blog: The Hot Goddess
Instagram:  @retired_rewired_inspired

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1 comment on “Solo World Traveler & Whiskey Intern at 61!

  1. Natalie – wow, what a woman!
    I really enjoyed how are you and Wendy talk about dealing with those crazy doubts that we can all have when we are venturing into something new or unknown. I love that question, “Deep down, what do you really want? What makes you happy?”
    I lived the early decades of my life thinking it was almost sinful to be happy. What a relief to find out that even the Dalai Lama says we are here on earth to be happy — and in being this deep happiness, wemove to help others be happy too.
    Natalie, so great that you had the courage to go to new countries, new people, and find out how alike we all are. Keep on enjoying!

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