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Fears of Travel and How to Overcome Them

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Everyone has their own fair share of fears. You may have fears of some animals. Or, you may also have some fears related to travelling. It is normal for anyone because they are not something unfixable. In fact, you can always overcome your fears in many ways. However, the more you succumb into your fear, the greater the regret you will feel later.

How to deal with travel fears properly

Dealing with travel fears properly

There are many types of fears when it comes to travelling. You fear not being able to afford a simple trip. You fear of leaving responsibilities at home.

You fear of not being able to interact with new people on the trip. You fear of the dangers for being in new places. You fear not having skills to solve problems during the trip. There are more other fears you have in your mind. So here are some tips to overcome your travel fears:

  1. The most common fear people experience is when they are going to travel abroad. The sense of being too far from their comfort zone make them feel or worry and fear. To overcome this fear, you need to remind yourself that the travel is your privilege because not all people can afford it. Besides, you are not the only one who travel abroad. You are not the first person to do it anyway. You may have friend who did it before you and they came back home just fine in one piece. If they can do it so do you. In fact, people younger than you did it just fine so you must convince yourself that you can do it.
  2. Be confident and let the fear being washed away. You have lived this far to show you that you are capable of handling things. Thus, it is not that different when you need to handle some problems you may encounter during your trip. Everything is solvable anyway. You are smart and capable. Try to talk some sense to your mind so that you will be brave and overcome your fears. If you already outside of your door, there is nothing to worry about and just do it before you regret it.
  3. If you think you cannot get away from responsibilities at home then it is a total lie. Everywhere you go, you will always have responsibility. You will have responsibilities even when you travel abroad. You are responsible to not disrespect people. However, you are human and you are capable of taking care of responsibilities naturally in your way. Responsibilities at home can be taken care of if you don’t think complicatedly.
  4. Basically, human is social person. Even the first human on earth are in pair. That’s why you don’t have to be afraid of not being able to make friends during your trip. Even if you think you are not very social, you will always find a way to make friends. There are solo travellers out there you can make friends with. Besides, everyone always want to make friend that it will come naturally.