Let’s face it - travel is a great way to expand your horizons, but there are some days when it can get pretty spicy. 

If you find yourself in need of an extra boost while you’re out there exploring, keep these courage-inducing tips in mind and get ready to push through, do more and be a little more Zen about living beyond your comfort zone.

Read more: 6 Mantras Adventure Travelers Live By 

What about you? What goes through your head when you find yourself outside your comfort zone? Use the comments link below to share.

photo: Yes, that’s me overcoming my fear of heights in a beginner’s mountaineering course with Canadian Mountain Holidays. 


About Ellen Barone: Consumer travel expert Ellen Barone is the founder and publisher ofTravelUpdatesbyEllenBarone.com and YourLifeIsATrip.com. She’s currently at work on her first book - I COULD LIVE HERE. Click here to learn more or stay connected on Twitter at,FacebookGoogle+ and LinkedIn


Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the group travel blog YourLifeIsATrip.com and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".