Gilad is a New Yorker in his twenties who takes advantage of every opportunity to travel. He has Hypochondriasis, OCD and moderate anxiety, but doesn’t let it stop him from experiencing the world. His website Anxious and Abroad aims to show other nervous travelers and first timers that travel isn’t just for the carefree nomadic types, but can be fun and rewarding for any kind of person.
Anxiety, hypochondria, OCD, and travel might sound like a recipe for disaster. But I've seen the world despite my mental health. Here's how I manage my mind on the road.