As the above-mentioned quote says, most of us may feel that we are living a life without leaving behind an imprint. We feel that we have not lived to our potential and there is more to do and explore in this world.
Many people want to travel on their own, but the feeling of insecurity holds them back. So for once, you have to leave your fears behind and get started on your journey. But once you have travelled a number of lands, you will realize that it has helped you in self-developing and getting control of your life.
So here in this blog, we will see some reasons which explain why it is necessary to travel alone.
Sets your mind free
When you will travel alone, you will be able to enjoy your freedom completely. There is nothing other than solo travelling that will help you to free your mind. So for the time when you are travelling, you will be your boss and don’t have to listen to anyone.
The best part is that when you are travelling alone in a new land, you will not be judged by anyone, so you won’t have to live up to anyone’s expectations. Moreover, you will get a chance to improve yourself and create a new person out of you.
If you are travelling with your significant half or your friends, you will have to play the respective role. So you will end up playing your role rather than enjoying the trip completely. Travelling alone means you will be avoiding such things and can follow your heart.
Meet amazing people
When you are on the go, you will realize that you are surrounded by awesome people all the time. This means that you will be fine and will have contact with good people wherever you go.
So whether you are in a city or town, or in a village or jungle, you are sure to meet people there. This means that you will not be technically alone all the time. When you will be in a new environment with new people, you will be able to explore more and learn new things from them.
You will also be able to interact and know other fellow travellers and thus exchange information and experiences.
Come out of your comfort zone
When you will be in a group, you will be bound to stick together throughout your journey. You can go out on your own but, that will occur seldom and you will not be able to enjoy like when you are alone.
When you will be alone, you will encounter new experiences every day and so you will have to come out of your comfort zone to face it.
When you will meet people for the first time, they may not seem interesting to you. Later, knowing them deeply, you will understand that they have much to offer you.
When you are travelling alone, chances are there that you may meet fellow travellers who are completely new to the place. This will even give everyone a chance to open up and share experiences. This may really turn out to be inspiring.
Helps to build up confidence
Being alone on the trip means you will be challenging your insecurities and fears. For many people taking the decision to travel alone is quite big. But, once you make it, you will realize that it is not that tough and you will be meeting new people on your journey. You will face different situations where you will learn to hide your fears and keep up a brave face.
Travelling alone means your self-esteem and confidence will rise high. So when you will be back home, you will be a changed person who has the confidence to do anything.
Help to build better perspective
When you will distant yourself from the problems, you will be able to see them from a different perspective. So you will be able to find a better solution.
The problems that seemed to overwhelm you in the past will now look smaller. So if you have any tensions or problems, then going on a solo trip will turn out to be good. Going on a trip and avoiding phones and emails will help you to calm down and analyze the problem in a better way.
Travelling alone is not just an adventure, it is the best way to develop your confidence and boost your self-esteem. So get ready and gear up for a trip and know yourself better.
16 February 2016 by freyalowe
Kendal Mountain Festival is an award winning and the most diverse event of its type in the world. Their vision is to inspire more people to explore, enjoy and represent mountains, wilderness and their cultures.
Come and join us in the lovely cosy setting of our newly renovated Abraham's Cafe in George Fisher. Stephen Goodwin will be talking about his latest book on Winter Walks and his other guide books for the Lake District; day walks, climbs and scrambles.
Sports rehabilitator Hannah Wignall, specialises in treating many causes of musculoskeletal injuries, whether they are from walking or running many miles on the fells, or too many hours sat at a desk giving you a bad posture.