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Travel is the Best Break-up Cure | Rediscover yourself in Asia

Travel is the Best Break-up Cure | Rediscover yourself in Asia

Author -  Pops

After a breakup, it can be hard to remember who you are, without the other person. 

break up gif.gif

It might be a new haircut or new clothes, but we try to reinvent ourselves into this newly single person. A popular solution is to get away for a while and rediscover the best version of yourself.

asia.jpg

 

Taking a trip when you’re at that point in your life where you don’t know what you're doing, or to heal a recently broken heart, can help you to find yourself (cliche but true). It pushes you out of your comfort zone and helps you out of your shell to interact with new people, gets you taking on completely new challenges; while being able to experience a new beautiful location.


From Thai Kickboxing, strengthening your body & mind with beach yoga, learning the art of meditation with Monks & healing your soul by volunteering & caring for rescued Elephants, the options are endless to help you rediscover yourself.

Here are 5 ways to rediscover yourself in Asia.


1. Let off Some Steam

We all know that exercise is good for you, it releases endorphins that actually makes you happy! Many studies ‘have examined the efficacy of exercise to reduce symptoms of depression, and the overwhelming majority of these studies have described a positive benefit associated with exercise involvement.’ It also energises you, boosts confidence and is a great way to get out that stress!

Dopamine (which makes you happy) is linked to achieving a goal or target, so after some exercise, you’ll not only be looking good, but feeling it too!

yoga.jpg

2. Heal the Mind with Yoga and Meditation

Learn from experts in healing techniques of yoga and meditation to have a healthy body and sound mind. Meditation is the art of focusing on your mind, retraining your thoughts and looking deep into yourself. Practising it can give you a better understanding of your purpose in life and get you back on track, as well as providing you with physical and mental benefits.

Mindfulness practice derives from the early teachings of the Buddha and involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them—without believing, for instance, that there's a “right” or “wrong” way to think or feel in a given moment.

When you go through a breakup you don't tend to have the ability to be mindful because we are so overcome with emotion. We become reactive instead of mindfully present. Although it may be difficult to combine the two, it is possible.



3. Feel Good by Giving Back

Volunteering is good for your soul and it’s been clinically proven to improve your health and happiness. Studies have shown the positive emotional impact of volunteering. Hormones like serotonin, oxytocin, endorphins and dopamine can be released when you see a positive impact from a good deed. Teach monks, help at a panda wildlife reserve or even rescue turtles!

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4. Sharpen Your Mind by Meeting New People


Meeting new people has a range of benefits and taking a trip like this will get you meeting people from different backgrounds. Apparently 10 minutes of interacting with someone new increases your cognitive performance; it can improve your memory and your performance on tests! So basically socialising with new people can make you smarter! It will help distract you, meeting people and socialising, you even could learn something new and get a better understanding of life!

Travel offers the opportunity to connect with a range of people, whether locals or other travellers. It creates a sense of connectedness, and can improve your mental and physical health and enhance your sense of self. When you get out of your comfort zone you strengthen your personal identity and increase your confidence.


5. Go Somewhere You’ve Never Been Before.

thailand.jpg

Going somewhere new, completely on your own, will not only get you away from memories of your ex, but also give you a sense of accomplishment of achieving something, no matter how big or small on your own, empowering you - hello dopamine again!

Travel benefits include reducing stress, getting out of your daily routine and into new surroundings resets both your mind and body. It can lower levels of depression and improve psychological functioning. Even just planning a trip can feel rewarding.

The trip will also get you out in the sun! Sunlight makes you healthier not just emotionally but physically too. It gives us vitamin D and releases serotonin, as well as promoting healthier attitudes towards diet and exercise.

 

Ready to get out there on your own and rediscover yourself? 

We have some ideas.

 

Travel is the Best Break-up Cure | Rediscover yourself in Asia

After a breakup, it can be hard to remember who you are, without the other person. It might be a new haircut or new clothes, but we try to reinvent ourselves into this newly single person. A popular solution is to get away for a while and rediscover the best version of yourself.

After a breakup, it can be hard to remember who you are, without the other person. 

break up gif.gif

It might be a new haircut or new clothes, but we try to reinvent ourselves into this newly single person. A popular solution is to get away for a while and rediscover the best version of yourself.

asia.jpg

 

Taking a trip when you’re at that point in your life where you don’t know what you're doing, or to heal a recently broken heart, can help you to find yourself (cliche but true). It pushes you out of your comfort zone and helps you out of your shell to interact with new people, gets you taking on completely new challenges; while being able to experience a new beautiful location.


From Thai Kickboxing, strengthening your body & mind with beach yoga, learning the art of meditation with Monks & healing your soul by volunteering & caring for rescued Elephants, the options are endless to help you rediscover yourself.

Here are 5 ways to rediscover yourself in Asia.


1. Let off Some Steam

We all know that exercise is good for you, it releases endorphins that actually makes you happy! Many studies ‘have examined the efficacy of exercise to reduce symptoms of depression, and the overwhelming majority of these studies have described a positive benefit associated with exercise involvement.’ It also energises you, boosts confidence and is a great way to get out that stress!

Dopamine (which makes you happy) is linked to achieving a goal or target, so after some exercise, you’ll not only be looking good, but feeling it too!

yoga.jpg

2. Heal the Mind with Yoga and Meditation

Learn from experts in healing techniques of yoga and meditation to have a healthy body and sound mind. Meditation is the art of focusing on your mind, retraining your thoughts and looking deep into yourself. Practising it can give you a better understanding of your purpose in life and get you back on track, as well as providing you with physical and mental benefits.

Mindfulness practice derives from the early teachings of the Buddha and involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them—without believing, for instance, that there's a “right” or “wrong” way to think or feel in a given moment.

When you go through a breakup you don't tend to have the ability to be mindful because we are so overcome with emotion. We become reactive instead of mindfully present. Although it may be difficult to combine the two, it is possible.



3. Feel Good by Giving Back

Volunteering is good for your soul and it’s been clinically proven to improve your health and happiness. Studies have shown the positive emotional impact of volunteering. Hormones like serotonin, oxytocin, endorphins and dopamine can be released when you see a positive impact from a good deed. Teach monks, help at a panda wildlife reserve or even rescue turtles!

Monk.jpg


4. Sharpen Your Mind by Meeting New People


Meeting new people has a range of benefits and taking a trip like this will get you meeting people from different backgrounds. Apparently 10 minutes of interacting with someone new increases your cognitive performance; it can improve your memory and your performance on tests! So basically socialising with new people can make you smarter! It will help distract you, meeting people and socialising, you even could learn something new and get a better understanding of life!

Travel offers the opportunity to connect with a range of people, whether locals or other travellers. It creates a sense of connectedness, and can improve your mental and physical health and enhance your sense of self. When you get out of your comfort zone you strengthen your personal identity and increase your confidence.


5. Go Somewhere You’ve Never Been Before.

thailand.jpg

Going somewhere new, completely on your own, will not only get you away from memories of your ex, but also give you a sense of accomplishment of achieving something, no matter how big or small on your own, empowering you - hello dopamine again!

Travel benefits include reducing stress, getting out of your daily routine and into new surroundings resets both your mind and body. It can lower levels of depression and improve psychological functioning. Even just planning a trip can feel rewarding.

The trip will also get you out in the sun! Sunlight makes you healthier not just emotionally but physically too. It gives us vitamin D and releases serotonin, as well as promoting healthier attitudes towards diet and exercise.

 

Ready to get out there on your own and rediscover yourself? 

We have some ideas.

 

Travel is the Best Break-up Cure | Rediscover yourself in Asia

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