4 Reasons Why You Should Include Travel As Part Of Your Healthy Lifestyle

Ever felt the itch to ditch your work for some time? You really should take that much needed break.

Studies show that travelling can improve your overall health and enhance your creativity. Therefore, you need to take time out from your daily tasks, office responsibilities, hectic schedule, and everyday pressures at least once in a year. Plan that tour to a new city!

Anybody who has traveled outside his or her comfort zone can attest to the excitement that comes from being in a new environment.

IT WILL RELIEVE YOUR STRESS

Stress reduction is one of the most important benefits of travel. Getting yourself out of your daily routines and into new surroundings resets both your mind and body, resulting in significant stress relief.


@iammrsfanfengbeck on Fiji Island wearing Lyaya Vibes Sports Bra and Leggings

@iammrsfanfengbeck in Fiji Island wearing Lyaya Vibes Sports Bra and Leggings


IT WILL IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Travel offers opportunities to meet new people. You will also hone your communication skills when you ask directions from the locals. Research shows that people who spend their money on experiences are generally much happier than people who spend their money on items, and it helps us feel connected and involved with other people.


@i_n.a.23 in Honolulu, Hawaii wearing Lyaya Tulle Sports Bra and Lyaya Queen of the Night Leggings@i_n.a.23 in Honolulu, Hawaii wearing Lyaya Tulle Sports Bra and Lyaya Queen of the Night Leggings

 

IT WILL INSPIRE AND ENHANCE YOUR CREATIVITY

Studies show that there is a link between taking trips and activating your creativity, too. In part, this is simply because you are experiencing and seeing new things and new cultures.

For example, most people are inspired to start a business after being in a certain destination. From importing its food to organizing trips to it – the sky’s the limit when you feel the creative sparkle in your soul.

@janepogi in Central Coast, Sydney, Australia wearing Lyaya Freedom Leggings

@janepogi in Central Coast, Sydney, Australia wearing Lyaya Freedom Leggings

 

IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR HEART AND WILL KEEP YOU FIT

Travel promotes physical activity, whether it is rushing through the airport, walking the streets, or climbing a mountain. Physical movement lowers blood pressure and the risk of heart disease and stroke.

So aside from exercising, eating salads, meditating, having a good night sleep, a vital addition to that list is travelling, which offers a host of health benefits to your mind, body, and soul.

Oia, Santorini, GreeceOia, Santorini, Greece

 

Written by Justine Devela for Lyaya
www.justinedevela.com

References:
https://travel.usnews.com/features/why-travel-is-good-for-your-health
https://journals.aom.org/doi/abs/10.5465/amj.2012.0575
https://www.nytimes.com/guides/well/how-to-prevent-heart-disease

 


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