National Tourism Day is celebrated across the country on January 25 every year to give an impetus and boost to tourism in India. Travel, not only boosts the economy but also is quite beneficial for the health of travelers.
Self-introspection makes you go through elevated levels of stress, anxiety, and overwhelm. It uncovers your trapped emotions and toxic patterns which can be a lot for some people. In such cases, travel appears as the most efficient mood booster for people who are having it hard and for those who consider self-care a priority. Especially in the year 2023, traveling isn’t a luxury but a necessity.
In an interaction with ABP Live, Sidhharrth S Kumaar, Astro Numerologist & Founder NumroVani stated that according to a retrospective study at NumroVani, people who traveled recently were reported to be happier, more content, and more optimistic than those who haven’t taken a trip in a long time. Before you plan your next trip, are you ready to know the health benefits of travel in 2023?
Traveling Defeats And Prevents Burnout:
You may love your work and still experience burnout. Lack of personal time, rest, work-life balance, and work overload can always make things worse for you.
Fortunately, traveling is a self-care method that not only combats burnout but also boosts creativity, improves concentration span, and facilitates better decision-making skills. It prepares you mentally and emotionally to function at your best when you get back to work.
Traveling Allows Rest And Rejuvenation:
You can sleep late while traveling and when you wake up, you don’t have a to-do list to attend to. There’s no rush to prepare breakfast for children or urgency to attend office meetings.
You can read your favorite magazine while soaking in vitamin D under the sun or meditate enjoying the serenity of the mountains. By traveling, you are setting yourself up for rest and rejuvenation.
Traveling Lowers Heart Health-Related Risks:
Studies have been conducted to show the positive effects of traveling on both male and female hearts. It reveals that people who haven’t taken a vacation in the last 5 years are 50% more prone to heart attacks.
Apart from heart-related issues, being outdoors, resting, and exploring are also helpful in preventing the symptoms of high blood pressure, diabetes, and stroke.
Traveling Lowers Stress Levels:
Do you know that after taking a vacation, your stress levels go down, and stay there for a good 40-45 days? Yes, science has been proving this for years.
By booking your travel tickets, you are mentally preparing your brain to block out the work stress and negative thought patterns. It decreases your cortisol levels and puts the endorphin levels at an all-time high.
Traveling Strengthens Your Immunity System:
Those who travel more have adapted their bodies to fight off different germs and bacteria. They have also trained themselves to survive in different climatic conditions and temperatures.
As a result, they have made their body immune to most infections and you can too. Traveling boosts the antibodies levels in your body which bolsters your immune system.
Traveling Makes You Fitter:
A long stroll around the new city, clicking pictures of the massive monuments and scenic wonders of nature, and escaping the waves at the beach…
Traveling allows you to engage in so much physical activity, even without giving it a thought. Not only does it provide a break from the sedentary lifestyle of your desk job, but also boosts your stamina.