Everyone knows that although summer vacations are fun, they are not always restful and relaxing.
Sometimes we return home needing a vacation from our vacation! Traveling can be stressful, especially as people are anxious to get out, visit family and friends, and enjoy some much needed fun.
In a recent piece by USA Today, “Coping Strategies for crazy 2022 travel season: Take a breath and lower your expectations,” Andrea Anderson Polk gives expert advice on how to prioritize your mental health and deal with stress while traveling and vacationing this summer. Andrea is quoted in this excerpt from the article:
"Be mindful," says Andrea Anderson Polk, a licensed professional counselor from McLean, Virginia. She says travelers should regularly ask themselves what they need, what they're feeling, and what they want. "This is not a selfish exercise," she adds. "It is necessary for coping with stress."
Read the entire article HERE !
Are you anxious and stressed about traveling this summer or need help learning how to find peace amid busyness? Or just generally overwhelmed? Book an introductory session with Andrea today! She has helped hundreds of people overcome barriers and cultivate mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness!