She was searching for the answer to work and life balance. What she ended up doing is traveling the world, to 10 different countries to be exact.
Why is it that when we get frustrated we leave home to go an adventure into unknown territories? Why don't we just go for a drive or walk to a local place we've never been before?
The urge to get away and see something completely new arises from stuckness and boredom. We believe that we need to have our mind blown if we want to start fresh and plan for a new future.
Traveling resets the clock and helps gain perspective. But it doesn't supplant old habits with new lifestyles. Traveling is a short-term solution to the extant problem of our own displeasure. Self-acceptance is also a temporary shortcut.
It's not about where we go or who we are, but that we keep asking questions so we can progress.