How to be an untemplater

Beep! Beep! With a disgruntled frown you woke up to the jarring of your alarm tone. You walked down the hallway and doused your breakfast with caffeine to buck up! Driving to work you mentally braced yourself to face the challenges of the robotic day. Back to back meetings, dealing with credit crunch crisis, scrutinizing over reports and skimming through your mails. Seated in the cubicle you yearned to travel the world. The 9 to 6 work shift was a forgotten concept as the overburden of work responsibilities took more of you than you could give. As you drove back home thinking about life, feeling trapped in a box flailing your arms aimlessly looking for something to hold on to. You seek no support. Heart laden with despair you retired for the night. Tomorrow was a new day with the same offerings.

Waiting to reach the ripe old age of retirement to live the life you dreamt of. Hold it right there! Was this the life you dreamt of? Not really. Then go out there and become an untemplater. What does an untemplater do? Or rather, who is an untemplater? An untemplater is one who breaks down the shackles, Shatters the template lifestyle and inspires people to live the kind of life they want to. Untemplaters live by the motto “Work where you want, live how you want and be who you want to be” Are you wondering who fits the bill to be an untemplater? He could be a blogger, a travel junkie or just another individual with a grand plan. Being an untemplater gives one the liberty to escape the city space become a digital nomad to operate from any remote place.

How does one become an untemplater? Breaking down the template lifestyle begins with revolutionizing your thought process. Fear is like a pebble so kick it off the graveled pathway and walk towards your goals. Steady those trembling fingers get a grip on yourself and train the mind to stop succumbing to negative questions like, what if I don’t make it? Next on the agenda is figuring out what works for you?  Happiness is not a project you’re dreading so stop postponing it and start doing things that make you happy. Venturing into something new every once in a while there may be a pitfall! Only a determined mind will be able to maneuver the vehicle around the roadblocks. So give yourself a pep talk and start practicing from now!

To become an untemplater one has to live an untemplater. What are the changes that you will have to incorporate in your life? More often the worrisome act of paying bills makes you do a job you may not be enjoying. For starters decide between either seeking securities of the monthly pay check or take a risk and pursue your passion. Being imitational will not work create your own brand and market it online.  Stop looking for happiness only in the shopping mall. Those material possessions can give only fleeting happiness. Toss those dimes wisely on experiences that you are going to tuck away in the treasury of your memories. Technological advancement enables people to work from home. Utilize the opportunity and work as a freelancer from any corner of the globe. Every once in a while do the unthinkable. Walking on unfamiliar terrain enhances creativity. Lastly! Don’t play by the rules and trust your instinct. I hope you have traced your route map!  

Rishabh Manot’s Knomadic is the perfect venue to practice the untemplater way of life. Is the nomad in you looking for a remote place to work? Have you always wanted to travel and work? Then you have knocked on the right door! Knomadic brings to you Colombo, Kathmandu and Goa like never before. Spend a month in each or either of these places. Find yourself holed up in comfortable accommodations and an opportunity to meet and greet other remote workers like you.

Untemplater brings together individuals who have defied the conventional patterns and chased after their dreams.  It is like a guide book inspiring people to live their dreams. So what are you waiting for? You could be a rose rescuer in the garden of life. Stop contemplating about the highs and lows in life and start untemplating!

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