Arguably, it might even make you a better worker. The stunning scenery or fascinating culture of a new locale may ignite creativity you can channel into your work. You may find that you can thrive in ways that you can’t in the U.S. or that your own lived experiences have uniquely set you up to flourish in a host culture.
This has been my experience. I will say though, that the digital nomad life has not in any way been easy for me. I feel incredibly privileged to be able to lead this life, but you are absolutely right that there are a lot of hoops to jump through! Great article.