There is beauty scattered everywhere throughout the world. The endlessly astonishing sceneries littering the face of our planet astonish the mind. Spending all your life in one place, stuck in the monotony of your environment can be a prison sentence for the expansion of your mind. Surely you can do better!
Now you might be asking why you should leave your regular world behind for a while to explore new lands. From feeding your eyes to nourishing your mind and person, let us look at why you should take some time out to travel and explore your world while you can.
Traveling creates direct connection with others
In a world where politics divide and create much angst among us, traveling is a chance to connect with the foreign. Doing this breaks down barriers to connection and allows for increased camaraderie (and new, fulfilling friendships)!
In the case of people who do better in their own company, travel helps you slowly ease out of your shell. Traveling improves your conversational skills as you will need to communicate with new people you meet along the way. This way, you find it much easier kneading in with strangers, sharing laughter and creating memories with new acquaintances.
Across this journey, you are going to learn how to roll more with “strangers”. This will causes you to question the perceived things that divide us forever more. The people who inhabit this world with you will seem forever more familiar and friendly.
Traveling feeds your curiosity and your ability to adapt
For those folks with a thirst to see beyond the horizons of their eyes, it is a chance to feed your curiosity and always on the lookout for what is new. But the new can cause discomfort because it breaks with the familiar. Because of this, your ability to become more adaptable to the unfamiliar will increase markedly.
Since you will be meeting something new where you are traveling to, you would need to adapt to your new environment. Adapting to new weather conditions, even adapting to new personalities; cumulatively increasing your level of tolerance. Once in a while, we would find it a precious skill to survive out of our comfort zones.
Travelling gets you smarter and even less materialistic
Naturally, seeing new things, places and cultures expands your intellect and scope of comprehension. With the happiness and simplicity that comes with traveling, you get to realize that you really don’t need vast wealth to be happy. In our modern world, we are told multiple times a day that materialism is important and that in order to feel happy we need to buy buy buy. But we all know that the simplest things in life are what sustains your joy. You can be immensely happy sharing simple moments with people and not necessarily lavishing away in a golden private yacht. This is what travel can teach us, or help us remember.
In all, we often stay indoors, and within the comfort zones of the known, far too much. In many ways, this stymies the personal and collective growth process. If this sounds all too familiar to you, it is time to travel a bit. Make the time for it! Sometime we need to fight for our time to get away. But this fight is well worth the effort as it has everything to do with expanding your view of a multifaceted world. Plus, it’s unbelievably fun! So make it happen!