Imagine the open road. An endless stretch of highway just waiting to be traversed. You don’t know where you’re going. But, you don’t really mind. Adventure is your middle name, and you’re open to travel anywhere. Whether it’s another state, another country or just a neighboring county, you’re willing to have new experiences. This describes the life of a traveler. You know what other word would describe a traveler? Happy.
Happiness is a fleeting feeling in society. With 7 out of 10 people reporting physical or emotional symptoms of stress, it seems as if happiness isn’t within reach. We all want to be happy. And it seems travelers are some of the happiest people on the planet. But, why? Why are the ones who constantly change their surroundings and embark on adventures the happiest? Before we can answer that question, we first have to understand what causes the unhappiness.
Stress is a major factor in building up unhappiness. It’s one of those things that is ever present in our lives and never seems to go away. So, if it’s so bad, how do you get rid of it? Technically, you can never get rid of stress. It’s always going to be there. However, there are ways in which you can manage it. And, once you learn how to deal with stress, you’ll realize that the people who can handle unfortunate events and stressful situations are generally happier people. So, with all that in mind, let’s delve into why travelers seem to have the distant treasure of happiness that most people desperately seek.Read More