16-04-2019 08:53 PM
I would say to try and focus on the positive outcomes of the trip. When you are feeling overwhelmed to write a list and focus on one point at a time. You don't need to have all the details finalised at the same time. You may start with flights/bus tickets and then go to accomodation etc..
I like to research things to do to give me goals to work towards. eg I want to complete that day hike- then sort out the details to make it happen.
16-04-2019 08:59 PM
@Jm3 Just BREATHE!!
16-04-2019 09:01 PM
Those are fabulous words of wisdom @Jm3 and @Ilovehiking - next time you might feel that anxiety and fear creep up, share some of that kind wisdom with yourself, maybe even write it down so it's at the ready! it can be hard in anxious or tough moments to remember to be kind to ourselves or how to be kind to ourselves, so these sentences can help ☺️
16-04-2019 09:03 PM
It's time to finsih off and say goodbye! I want to say a big HUGE thank you. Everyone here tonight shared some really meaningful insights and vulnerabilities that have helped us all learn. I hope you all found something to take away with you and help you with your experiences of being away from home! I have just summarised a few of the amazing tips we shared tonight that can help manageour mental wellbeing when preparing or being on a journey outside our comfort zone of home. I added a few extras and some resources at the end 🧡
16-04-2019 09:12 PM
Thanks, @Lauz and everyone, this was a great Topic Tuesday
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