The Way In
About This Show
if you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like to live life from a van, what it takes to travel the world, or how to transform your ideas into a business, you’ve come to the right place. The guests are fully committed to the heroes journey, and host Timo Way distills their stories to your brain.
Warning: explicit content that may illicit change of being, life or thought. Contained herein are auditory medicinal musings from beyond the oort cloud.
Most Recent Episode
Face Your Fears and Travel the World
Aug 2, 2017
Editor’s note: Originally published Jun 3, 2016. Podcast added August 2, 2017 with the first 16 minutes of the Face Fears and Travel talk at Hostelling International. The camera stopped recording at that point!
Book Your Ticket. Shed Your stuff. Experience Life.
In January, 2013, God showed up for me.
As the Fiji Airways representative placed me on hold to check availability on a flight to New Zealand, Master Fear cried out one last plea for me to be sane and stay in Ohio:
“Your life is good, Timo. The money is good. You’ve got the clothes, the car, the girl, the friends, the office, the title. Everything you want is right here.”
Then from another room I heard God’s divinely clear voice call to me:
“Either get busy living, or get busy dying. That’s Goddamn right.” -God
Morgan Freeman. Clear and perfect delivery. Thank you, you sonofabitch.
With self-doubt defeated by divinity, I booked my one-way ticket for New Zealand, including a stop-over in Fiji. Departure date: April 27, 2013. Peace.
With the ticket booked, all that was left to do was, well, everything. To uproot and fly away, and not knowing if I was ever going to return, required shedding relationships, habits, dependencies and lot’s more.
Before, during and after the uprooting part, is Master Fear stroking his mustache.
Fear. Face It.
Inevitably, if you are planning to quit your current life — your job, relationships, sports teams, restaurant habits — you will face resistance. You will face a thing called Fear. How do you defeat Fear and Resistance? Action.
Action is the Enemy of Fear.
Tattoo it backwards on your forehead.
As a reminder, these are the steps that I took to make the jump, face my fears and travel the world. Your journey will look different. My steps might lead you to fail. You might also gain excessive weight, burn all your bridges, and lose so much of your comfortable life that all that rema
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