We’ve all been there. Life gets too busy and we claim that we can’t take a vacation. Even if you cannot afford to go to a luxurious place, why not make the most of what you have? Take a road trip and go sight seeing. Simply getting your mind off of your crazy, hectic daily life can work wonders for your mind, body and soul.
Here are five healthy reasons to take your own version of a vacation today!
- Vacation helps to get rid of the rut and stress you may find yourself in on a daily basis
- Getaways can refresh your mind, especially if you take the time to slightly disconnect from electronics. There is a whole world out there! Go explore it!
- Immersing yourself in a new experience can help you to gain knowledge and in turn you can share a plethora of information with others
- There is a strong possibility that you will remain more focused when you return to work because you have given your body relaxation time
- Your happiness level is bound to increase as long as you practice quality mindfulness!
Speaking of vacations, I spent my weekend in glorious Miami.
Prior to the short getaway, I felt like I needed a much needed break. Each night I simply felt drained and my inspiration levels were decreasing as the days progressed. Right now, I feel refreshed and energized because I took time away from emails, stress factors and other tidbits that were simply unnecessary.
According to Brendand Burchard, “You have a clean slate every day you wake up. You have a chance every single morning to make that change and be the person you want to be. You just have to decide to do it. Decide today’s the day. Say it. This is going to be my day.”
Anita Haridat, Ph.D