August. The month of escape. The month dedicated to summer vacation. As I hear about my client’s vacation plans, I am reminded of a news story detailing why vacations are important for our physical health. I always have believed vacations help with our mental and emotional well-being, but are there really physical benefits to getting away from it all? The answer is yes! Just like taking time to recover between workouts, the body needs time away from daily stressors. Periods of extended rest, like a vacation, are essential to fully realizing total wellness.
If your looking for reasons to escape, the link below will give you all the information you need in a little over four minutes.