5 Ways Solo Travelers Can Practice Self Love

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So you’ve finally made the plunge & booked your first solo trip. Be prepared, because your life is about to change for the better. Once you start solo traveling, it’s hard to return to traveling with others.

Stepping out of your comfort zone can open you up to discover things about yourself that you’ve never known. Here are 5 ways solo travelers can practice self-love while exploring new cities.

  1. Express Gratitude

Make a list of everything that you’re grateful for. From waking up this morning to catching your flight, and everything in between. Making a habit of showing appreciation will undoubtedly attract more amazing opportunities.

2. Practice mirror affirmations every day.

Make a list of everything you love about yourself. Identify the gaps & create a list of affirmations that speak to your insecurities & highlights your strengths. Here’s a list of 50 inspirational affirmations for ambitious solo travelers.

3. Adorn Your Body & Space

Make it a habit to wear your best clothes everyday because everyday is a celebration. Put on your signature perfume or cologne and make outside your red carpet. Adorn your body with jewelry & body oils. Pampure yourself because you deserve it.

4. Take a Spa Day

If you’re in Egypt, the hamman is a must. First you’re met with Moroccan mint tea & then they ask you to undress. They scrub your body and hair with Moroccan Black Soap and then allow you to soak a bit. After washing off you’re skin is moisturized and you feel like a brand new person. Lots of cultures have something similar.

5. Do Something You’ve Always Wanted to Do

Maybe you secretly love to dance. Take a dance class and move like no one is watching. Explore all the things you’ve always wanted to do but didn’t want others to judge you. AirBnB Experiences provides cultivated unique experiences that you often won’t find at home.

How do you practice self-love while on the road?

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