Every individual may have different criteria of what can make them feel happy. Some people consider travel as one of the things that can bring happiness in their life. However, not all people who go travelling return with happier mood. Some of them end up feeling more stress than before. There are many factors that can make your holiday goes wrong. It can be your destination is not what you expected, or it can be the people you met during travel. The thing is, you cannot just blame on others. What you can do is to improve the happiness of your holiday.
How to effectively improve your holiday happiness?
Just because the last time you traveled you didn’t feel happier, doesn’t mean you should avoid travelling forever. Travel is good because it brings various benefits, physically and mentally. To bring the good of travel, you can improve the happiness. Here are several ways to improve your vacation happiness:
Let yourself anticipate what kind of adventure you want to experience. Daydreaming is not always bad. You can daydream about the adventure you want to have during your vacation later. It can help increasing the mood so you will feel motivated and excited with the plan. If you are lack of desire from the beginning, it will be harder for you to enjoy the travel once you experience it.
Another way to improve your vacation happiness is by turning the moments into stories you can tell later to others. You can capture the best moments during your vacation by taking pictures. Your mind has anticipation of what to tell others once you return form your vacation. This makes you feel happier taking those moments because you have something to anticipate for.
Take a chance of vacation to improve your well-being and fitness. If you are used to work in a place with less exposure to sunlight, use your vacation to get exposed better to it. If you are used to sit all day finishing your task, use your vacation a chance to walk and do more physical activities. If you are used to lack of sleep, use your time during vacation to get yourself a well-deserved rest. When your physical health is improved, your body will has less-toxic. It can improve your moods which result in more happiness you can feel during your holiday.
Use your holiday to heal your mind and soul. Hectic soul and stress mind prohibits you from feeling happiness even if it is in front of your eyes. Thus, you can take opportunity during your vacation to visit places which can sooth your mind. You can also go to places to meditate or take a yoga retreat. However, you also need to spare time to interact with others. If you totally isolate yourself during travel especially when you are on family vacation, you may experience more stress than happiness because you feel lonelier. Talk with your friends or family more. You can discus mundane things and your mood will be improved.