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The Psychology of Why You Feel Empty Traveling

Reasons why you feel empty while traveling and how to deal with this

Traveling is a passion for those who are staying in their homes and want to get rid of their dull and boring routines. They want to switch off with such hectic routines. In a moment, they planned to go out. They become happy but suddenly something made their mood off. And they started feeling all alone. Even if they are sipping coffee all alone on Alaska snowy peaks or with some friends on the JLT beach touching their toes in the Blue Water of Jumeirah Dubai. I think nobody could refine these feelings of being laziness or kind of something fishy with them but fail to name their feelings. After having different sessions of discussion with multi people or travelers I called it a “mid-trip crisis”.

Why does mid-trip Crisis happen?

Mid-trip crisis is the cause of “those planned things that were planned but not be fulfilled as they were in the mindset to happen”. So, in such case, people who could not get what they have planned and could not satisfied are the people with intense feelings or are extremist. So, people with an extreme state of mind face the problem of mid-crisis trip who cannot manage the things if they could not happen according to their plans.

Why there is a deficiency of belonging and purpose in traveling?

  • Belong

Nothing is hidden in this fact that traveling makes you feel all alone, but it is also a fact that when we meet anyone or anywhere let suppose in a hotel on a dining table you meet someone and makes a friendship to that time till you are done with dinner then it is like you move your own way and the one with whom you were talking moves toward his/her own destination. These are timely belongings when we meet someone on our journey, this remains a timely interaction or when we are living in the hostel it is also a timely interaction may be for 3 or 4 years.

  • Purpose

When we are on travel we remain far from our daily purposeful life, right? Then what happens? When there is no purpose while we are traveling and or on our holiday to get rid of our daily robotic machine. Then we start feeling irritated that something is happening meaningless. So, all we need to do is to; don’t leave your daily routine by following the steps of getting up early.

Belong and Purpose altogether

When belongings and purpose combine then we can measure fun of our traveling if any single factor is absent then it influenced nothing on your travel. Well, it is also a matter of fact for those who are used to of their daily routine cannot stay on a long holiday trip. They remain unhappy and want to run back to rejoin daily routine.

How to tackle mid-trip crisis?

It does not mean if these crises happen to someone then we cannot overcome these circumstances. Following are some solutions how to tackle them.

Before getting to solution one more thing that can tell you what is more missing in this scenario.

  • So what’s missing?

It is an old proverb, “Work hard, play hard” What it means is when you plan to work just focus on work and when you plan to play and enjoy then just plan flexibly how you can have more fun of your interest so you can better enjoy within both factors which means enjoy work at the time of work and have fun when are planning to have fun, just hire a car and go wherever you want to go.

Solution to the mid-trip crisis:

Following are elastic solutions how to tackle the mid-trip crisis.

  • When planning with friends, plan group things rather than choosing a thing that makes you bore all alone.
  • If you are getting bored, does not matter wherever you are, don’t forget to follow your morning routine it feels like you are not on travel.
  • You can do volunteer work to make yourself busy on the jaunt.
  • Plan to travel for a munch of days if you cannot bear to enjoy only.
  • If you are planning for 2 or 3 months, add more than 3 or 4 locations that will lead you to do multi things or get rid of straight enjoyment you will have multi options of enjoyment. 

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