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Even in Your 80's, You Can Feel Young Again. . Pura Vida Does that to You. .

by William "Skip" Licht 10 months ago in volunteer travel · updated 2 months ago
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A strong surge of happiness is good for the mind, body & spirit!

Life begins again when you change your venue. .

So many adventures here in Costa Rica. Imagine all of the joy that so many people have experienced either on vacation or living here. Costa Rica is a magical place. . actually, one of the happiest countries on the planet. And our job is a very important one. . to simply SHARE with you the many thousands of stories that we collect from friends, family & clients! We only hope that you connect with one of these events and that it may be the catalyst for you to visit or even perhaps move here. The PURA VIDA LIFESTYLE is special and once you understand it, THERE'S NO TURNING BACK.

​ Becoming a different person altogether, with contrasting goals and dreams and with a sense of 'calm' instead of an insatiable desire to 'SUCCEED'. . No monetary targets. . just milestones that need to be reached regarding happiness, excitement and inner peace! That's what PURA VIDA is all about. . that is what this new life offers those who decide to start their process. Let's explore just a little. .

​ A few friends of mine have moved to Costa Rica in the last 5 years or so. I have seen a wonderful 'improvements' in their lives, their ability to be so very happy and they all seem to have smiles on their faces everytime that I see them! What caused these drastic changes? What was that 'special sauce' that helped them grow and morph into someone totally different than before?

​ As we have discussed before. . there are a few reasons why Costa Rica transforms you. . if you allow it to do its magic. First, this laid-back atmosphere is addicting. I submit to you that you may have a problem with this change in attitude for the first few months. Many do indeed sometimes fight the change that they feel happening to them. Most people have learned and have been instructed to WORK HARD to earn income to have a wonderful life with lots of stuff piled up high in their garage, backyard shed and storage lockers! Have you noticed how many storage facilities are being built in the USA now? There's one on every street corner. Why? Because people LOVE to own STUFF! After moving to Costa Rica, that will change. . OWNING STUFF is no longer a priority. ENJOYING their MOMENTS in NATURE presents itself to us front & center. Second, today is the most important thing on your schedule. Free of burdensome appointments, sales calls, meetings & planning sessions, now what is important is that walk on the beach and that hike up a volcano or two! Finally, your mind seems to clear up! You actually daydream once again. You're filled with peaceful thoughts, anticipation of a wonderful life ahead & most important, that feeling of knowing that you made the right decision when you moved to Costa Rica. .

We speak to many individuals and families who have been thinking about moving to Costa Rica for many, many years. One couple, Jerry and JoAnne. . they first contacted us in 2010, almost twelve years ago. Finally after all of this time, they are moving here in July. They're like two little kids in a candy store. They're making plans. . cleaning out their closets and their anticipation of starting a new life makes them feel like they're teenagers once again. I must mention that Jerry and JoAnne are in their early 80's! There's somethings special about this moment in time for them. And we wish them a beautiful, fulfilling and wonderful life in Costa Rica!

You're invited to visit our websites at www.costaricagoodnewsreport.com & www.costaricaimmigrationandmovingexperts.com

Also, please enjoy our over 1,900 episodes of our "Costa Rica Pura Vida Lifestyle Podcast Series". We are found on all major podcast venues, including iHeartRADIO, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Radio FM, Anchor, Podchaser & many more. Simply search our name online and enjoy!

If you like what you've seen here, please share this story link with others in your social media. . your friends and family. . anyone who may have an interest in learning more about Costa Rica! We would appreciate your support and PROMISE to continue to bring you LOTS OF GOOD NEWS about one of the happiest countries on the planet, Costa Rica! We're NEVER GOING TO STOP!

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About the author

William "Skip" Licht

Costa Rica is a magical place. Since November, 2002, when I first visited this country, I have been in love with the people, the culture, its biodiversity, the food. . everything about it makes me happy! Now I share my excitement with you!

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