The Power of Reflection: Why Taking Time to Evaluate Your Play:Work Ratio is Essential

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Jeremy McKay
2 min readApr 21, 2023
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As a digital nomad, it can be easy to get caught up in the excitement and adventure of your lifestyle. But taking the time to reflect on your play:work ratio and evaluate your progress is essential for achieving a better balance and living a fulfilling life.

By reflecting on your work and play activities, you can identify areas where you may be spending too much time on one area or neglecting another. This can help you adjust your priorities and create a more balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.

Plus, reflecting on your progress can also help you identify areas of growth and improvement, both in your work and in your personal life. This can lead to greater satisfaction and fulfillment in both areas.

Of course, reflection can be difficult and may require some uncomfortable self-awareness. But by being honest with yourself and identifying areas where you can make changes, you can create a more fulfilling and balanced life as a digital nomad.

So get ready to reflect and explore the power of reflection in achieving a better play:work ratio. Who knows, you may even discover a new sense of purpose and direction in your digital nomad lifestyle.



Jeremy McKay

Ageless full-time software engineer. Expert remote worker. PT Nomad. My values guide my choices. I provide tips for staying engaged, relevant, and employable.