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I recently started traveling and found out it's an experience I've been lacking in my life. And not just traveling for the sake of it, but getting myself immersed within the locals, their habits and exploring their culture. It's something that I definitely recommend anyone should do!


Five Reasons Why Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health

Five Reasons Why Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health


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Traveling is a great stress buster.

The stress of work and daily demands can distract us from what we find to be actually meaningful and interesting says Dr. Tamara McClintock Greenberg, a San Francisco-based clinical psychologist and author of Psychodynamic Perspectives o...

It helps you reinvent yourself

Experiential traveling, particularly to a foreign country, can help you re-evaluate and reinvent your life. If you allow it, travel has the ability to expand your mind in a way you never realized was possible.

Moreover, the valuable lessons that you learn along the way broaden your perspect...


A long stretch of road can teach you more about yourself than a hundred years of quiet.

Traveling boosts happiness and satisfaction.

When traveling, the new events and experiences you encounter will help rewire your brain, hence boosting your mood and self-confidence.

According to a Cornell University study, the anticipation of a trip can increase...

It makes you mentally resilient

Going and living somewhere where you feel excited and intimidated at the same time can help you toughen up mentally and emotionally. 

Also, facing difficulties in an unfamiliar environment, among new people, forces you to learn and adapt to a life that's out of your comfort zone.

Traveling enhances creativity

According to Adam Galinsky, a professor at Columbia Business School, visiting a foreign place and immersing yourself in their local environment increases your cognitive flexibility. 


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