Living with mental illness is a daily struggle, sometimes an hourly struggle, and it’s never fun. It can make the simplest tasks nearly impossible, like putting on socks. Which means that the biggest life changes - like moving 7,000 miles to Paris - are almost unthinkable.
Moving brings with it a lot of anxiety--especially if you’ve never been to the place before! As someone who’s dealt with anxiety for years, and just dealt with the stress of moving, here are some tips that I believe will help you with the anxiety of undertaking such a huge life change.
Someone recently said they'd think I'd be the last person to travel based on how I am! But here’s the funny thing: I love travel and push myself to do it even when it means going out of my comfort zone. It's not always easy, but the benefits outweigh the risks.