I can remember as a little girl every christmas holiday i would be so excited and look forward to getting up early 5am because I knew I would be traveling to North Carolina from New York to visit my grandparents. In addition to the excitement to see my grandparents I so looked forward to the 9 hour ride my family and I took on Amtrak train. The joy and freedom I felt from traveling not only to North Carolina but to places such as Atlanta, New Orleans, Washington, DC and the Islands just makes me appreciate the travel vibe so much more.
I never realized or understood now how traveling had such a significant impact on my feelings of joy and freedom. It has help connect me to my personality. I have always felt connected to joy and freedom and would come ALIVE whenever these two adjectives were activated. Traveling definitely activates Joy and Freedom for me and that’s why I would like to add a travel section to my blog in relation to how it IMPACTS confidence. Because traveling helps connect me to who I am, I believe that it would add to the journey of confidence, self belief and happiness.
Here are the benefits of traveling to build confidence:
It allows you to learn more about yourself (being aware of your own presence and how you feel when in connection with people, places and things)
It puts you in a position of having inner power because you are activating everything you have inside that is true to who you are (the joy, freedom, courage, etc)
Now that you have the benefits to traveling doesn't it sound enticing and fun to learn more about yourself away from what is comfortable and what you already know? I believe that there are dormant feeling or thoughts that needs to be ACTIVATED through travel. Some people are scared of travel. That is understandable because some may feel home sick, scared to leave the dog home by herself, scared to get on a plane (this prevented me from traveling for a while after 911 but realize if it’s my time to go then it the time. I can’t allow that to stop what makes me feel ALIVE) or the excuse of who is going to water your plants.
So get out of what comfortable and hop in the car , the plane or train and show the world who you are! I may even meet the man for me!
P.S. Travel can also start local but far enough to be out your comfort zone