Tag Archives: Generalized Anxiety

30 Rookie Travel Mistakes in Europe (And What to Do Instead)

travel mistakes in europe

Argh, making travel mistakes in Europe is no fun, but fortunately, you’re able to prevent them from happening at all! As a solo traveler, I’ve made frequent mistakes in Europe. Embarrassing? Sure, maybe a little and my missteps create hilarious stories to tell over dinner. But now, thanks to my own ridiculousness and lessons learned, I […]

Confession: I Have A Fear of Eating Alone in Public

fear of eating alone in public

Time for a confession, ya’ll. I have a tremendously big fear of eating alone in public. Yup, it’s true. I know it’s irrational. I know it’s silly. I know none of the restaurant’s fellow patrons really negatively judge me for enjoying a – gasp! – solo meal. I know the waiting staff probably serves solo diners on a […]

Fear of Flying Over Water: What Should I Do?

fear of flying over water

We all know a lot of people are scared of flying. It’s a remarkably common fear. I give a lot of tips for fearful flyers on this website in the hopes of helping. But, like any other phobia, a fear of flying has many different faucets and faces. It’s not fair to claim each person’s underlying […]

On Summer Vacation, the Jersey Shore, and Self-Love

thoughts on summer vacation

Yaaaaay, school’s out for summer and it’s time for a shiny life update! Summer is a season that’s often packed to the brim with exciting travel plans, but as for me, I’m rediscovering lots of self-love on my summer vacation. Awwwww. Or at least I’m championing self-love as my personal mission, aha. I don’t know […]

6 Ways Traveling will Supercharge Your Confidence

confidence travel

Remember what I said about this being my year of self-love? Well, high confidence is a big part of self-love. Sure, it’s good to see the positive qualities present in other people, but don’t forget about beautiful ol’ you! You’re amazing too. Seriously, there’s no better feeling than gazing into the mirror and smiling, truly smiling, […]