Category Archives: Travel Anxiety

Tips for anxious travelers.

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Why Your Fear of Flying Isn’t Stupid

Reasons Your Fear of Flying Isn’t Stupid Confession: I’m my own worst critic. My close family and friends say the same thing about me. Honestly, I try to avoid self-deprecation at all costs. Negative thinking only pushes me further from my goals and dreams. Not to mention, if I had a friend who talked to […]

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5 Unbeatable Ways to Defeat Your Post Trip Depression

Grr, the “Joys” of Post Trip Depression. I have a lot to say about this topic. Too much, actually. And I think we’ve all experienced those yucky post trip depression feelings, right? I know we have! We’ve all felt that empty pit festering inside our stomaches upon coming home after experiencing incredible sites, fascinating people, and […]

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What Should I Do if I Feel Anxiety Traveling Alone?

It’s Normal to Feel Anxiety Traveling Alone. Let me repeat that: it’s normal to feel anxiety traveling alone. Totally normal. After all, 18% of the population in the United States suffers from some sort of anxiety. It makes sense travelers, including solo ones, also fall into that percentage. Now it might be hard to believe when […]

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Anxiety and Terrorism: Why You Can’t Let Fear Win

Time to state the obvious. The news is scary. Headlines are even scarier if you’re prone to anxiety or have anxious friends and family. BREAKING NEWS. Two words that immediately put me on edge. This isn’t surprising. I mean, something as simple as an unread email or text message makes me dwell, thoughts exploding in my […]

Guest Post: How Travel Helps Me With Depression

Note: Although anxiety plays a (too big) role in my life, I don’t experience much depression, nor have I been diagnosed with depression. So I don’t feel as if I’m the proper authority to speak on the subject. In this post, Kara Lockwood of “Creative Heart Travel” explains how travel helps her with depression. If you […]