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Ep 49 | How Life Listens When You Dare to Take a Chance with Maria Rivera

Ep 49 | How Life Listens When You Dare to Take a Chance with Maria Rivera

Welcome to Season 4 of the She Hit Refresh podcast.  A podcast for women age 30 and up who want to break free from routine and start a life of travel. Specifically women who want to move abroad or travel the world long-term. I sit down with women who have made their refresh dreams come true and discuss how and why they moved abroad or hit the road to travel.


In this episode I speak with Maria Rivera, 48 years young. Maria was born in Puerto Rico and grew up in Alabama and spent the past 22 years of her life in Texas before moving to northern Spain for love! If you are looking for love then this episode is for you! Maria gives us all her best advice for setting yourself up for success to find the partner you deserve.
What we discuss
  • Finding in love at 44 in the most unexpected places
  • Dating long-distance between continents
  • Moving abroad for love
  • Advice for finding love “later in life”
  • Overcoming limiting beliefs
  • Creating a business model that allows you to work from anywhere in the world
  • What life is like living in the Basque Country (northern Spain)
  • How her mom followed her to Spain at the age of 73!
  • and much much more!

About Maria

Maria Rivera is a former New York City advertising copywriter and University of Texas at Austin lecturer. She is the founder of Haven Abode Properties Group at Team Price Real Estate in Austin, TX (havenabode.com) and lives in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain with her husband and scruffy terrier, Frankie. She writes about creativity, relationships, Spain, guts and reinvention. She loves inspiring women to live their most creative life.

Connect with Maria on her website Haven Abode and on Instagram a Frankie and Pili Go to Spain.

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