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Anxious Wanderer: 4 Reasons Why Travel Just Might Help Us Cope With Anxieties

Anxious Wanderer: 4 Reasons Why Travel Just Might Help Us Cope With Anxieties

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One of the worst aspects of anxiety is the ability to take something seemingly innocuous and make it exceedingly more complex and fear-inducing than at all reasonable. Talking to strangers or calling to set up appointments can lead to sweating, heart palpitations and nausea. Leaving the house? An opportunity to get lost in a downward spiral of fearful thinking. What if you get locked out? What if you run into someone you know and he invites you to attend a social engagement? What if you get lost? Maybe it’s better to just stay at home… Going out to dinner allows for the chance to choke in public (or worse, go into anaphylaxis if you suffer food allergies). Clothes shopping means making decisions about what you’ll be wearing for the next however long. Going to concerts o