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  • I've spent the last four years living out of a bag and sleeping on couches (or in extra rooms) working on projects and with people that inspire me. During this time, I've learned to become adaptable in new situations very quickly; picking up a new routine, moving to a new location, starting a new project.

    After so long, I forgot the feeling of what it's like being in a "comfortable", familiar zone.

    One of the things Project M has taught me is when we find ourselves in a new environment, our senses heighten and we are more aware of what's around us. We see things clearly, absorb and process things differently. That fresh perspective helps us come up with new ideas and thoughts that we would might have never stumbled upon in a regular, comfortable zone.

    I'm not going to lie, sometimes, although very little, I wish life was a little easy, a little more comfortable for me. Clock in, clock out, come home, sit and watch shitty TV, go to bed, repeat. But is that comfort zone a better one that I'm in now?… or worse?

    Being in Iceland for just a few days and experiencing a new culture and learning a new environment is definitely an "unfamiliar" zone for me. On top of that, the sun never sets which makes your days blend into each other. My body is so out of wack, going to bed at 6am, waking up at 2pm (hanging out with Ragnar and Katla might have something to do with this ;)

    We start the 300 mile ride next week, adding more things to the mix in my current "unfamiliar" zone. We will camp along the way, living out of panniers, on the move, absorbing new landscapes.

    I can't wait.
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