Travelling is enriching for the soul. You go to a new place, do new things and meet new people. You manage to think about life from another perspective and introspect as to the things you want from your current life.
All in all, a vacation is perfect to not just replenish your energy but also to think more about yourself than work. However, there's just one downside: almost all of us get caught up in the rat race and forget to take leaves. In fact, a research says that Indians are some of the most vacation-starved people.
That's why we decided to get you some reasons to go get your leaves approved. Now, these are not just random reasons but scientific studies that prove that traveling is all you need:
Traveling helps in keeping your heart healthy by lowering the risk of heart attack which is proven by Framingham Heart Study.
An Apple in a day keeps the doctor away is an old thing as a new research found that a vacation per year is way more effective. A study found that it also helps in boosting the immunity system. Another study has found that people who are into traveling also have a longer life than those who don’t travel.
Have your work life made you an angry or irritating person? You may need an immediate vacation as it wakes up the creative person within you. It also helps in dealing with a bad mood as it gives you an emotional stability. The study has been published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
No matter you are on a long vacay or on a short weekend trip it can do a lot in increasing your happiness quotient.
Are you having a less sleep time than your earlier days? This may happen because of your constant working on computer screens. Travelling can also help in improving your sleep patterns.
Travelling also makes you a fitter person as it makes your immune system stronger. Going on a vacation also helps you in building up confidence as you deal with a different situation.
Exploring the world and knowing the different cultures across the globe makes you a smarter person. The study has been published in Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Have you ever felt this change in yourself? Do let us know in the comments section below.