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How to bring more adventure into your life with Benjamin Jenks

Welcome back to “Our Journey Into the Human Experience.”

Summer has started. This is an exciting time. Some of you are out of school, and for others your kids are out of school. Or perhaps you are working hard as always to make more money and grow your business. If you fall into that last category, I know what it’s like. As of now, I am right there with you.

But one of the greatest things you can do in your business is take a break and get some time off to go an adventure. Having just returned from a few weeks off in Europe and California, I found that it rejuvenated me and reignited the fire within me to work on my business.

Now you don’t have to travel to Europe to experience adventure, you can find it in your own backyard. Sometimes, you just have to look a little harder to find it.

My guest today is a man who has devoted his life to adventure. He finds adventure in everything he does and as a result he is living a higher quality of life than most. His ability to draw fun and excitement out of any endeavor allows him to experience all that life has to offer. Benjamin Jenks runs the site Adventure Sauce, where he helps people “live, work and travel like adventurers.”

Benjamin has hitchhiked 23,000 miles across the entire United States, stayed in the homes of 72 different people while doing it and then created a viral YouTube video documenting his experience.

Whether you embrace the idea of hitchhiking across the country or not, you will learn a lot from Benjamin’s spirit of adventure. We could all use a bit more adventure in our lives. It gets us out of our comfort zone and immerses in the unknown. And out there beyond the security of what we are accustomed to, we discover our ability to push far beyond our conceived limits.

As a result of the confidence he has gained from pushing himself on adventures all across the country, Benjamin now uses the skills he has learned to help other develop their confidence. His confidence coaching program provides the insight people need to develop an unstoppable mindset.

So if you are looking to develop that mindset or if you want even just 1% more adventure and excitement in your life, be sure to check out today’s episode of “Our Journey into the Human Experience,” with Benjamin Jenks:

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After watching this interview, share the action you will take to get out of your comfort zone in the comments below. This will make it public and give your some action some fuel.

If you have any questions for me or Benjamin, post them in the comments below and we will be sure to answer them.

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Interview Breakdown

[2:54] – How Benjamin began his journey as an adventurer and online entrepreneur

[4:08] – What inspires adventurous pursuits?

[5:30] – The highs and the lows from hitchhiking across the United States.

[8:20] – The details of Benjamin’s journey across the country

[9:07] – Is there a higher power?

[10:50] – The 3 stages of adventure and personal transformation

[13:20] – What makes travel such a powerful way to experience what it means to be human?

[14:30] – How to handle the most primal of emotions and push through it to create fulfillment

[17:16] – How Benjamin makes money online and how you can do it too

[19:57] – The challenge of creating online products

[21:46] – How to get started on YouTube and generate 100,000 views in one week like Benjamin did

[24:20] – The adventure sauce mindset

[25:53] – How does confidence coaching work

[26:53] – What’s next for Benjamin

[29:10] – How to build your online community

[30:44] – Do you have enough play in your life?

[32:00] – The one action to take after watching this video

Must visit sites from this episode

Adventure Sauce – Benjamin’s website where he shares his tips on travel and adventure. Be sure to sign up for his newsletter to get his 5 free travel lessons. The lessons are incredibly valuable and will give you a new way to approach your next vacation.

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2 thoughts on “How to bring more adventure into your life with Benjamin Jenks”

  1. Hey terrific blog! Does running a blog like this take a lot of work?
    I have no knowledge of programming however I had been hoping to start my own blog in the near future.
    Anyways, should you have any ideas or tips for new blog owners
    please share. I know this is off topic nevertheless I simply wanted to ask.

    • Hi Walter. It does take work to run a blog, but you don’t need to be a programmer. I don’t have any skills in that area, but there are many cheap ways to navigate through those obstacles. I would love to help you build your blog. Please feel free to contact me when you are ready to get started with it. Thanks Walter. Looking forward to connecting with you soon!


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