Traveling provides you with that much-needed time for yourself to relax and unwind. With the fresh air and warm sunshine, it will increase the oxygen in your blood, give you more energy, and ward off stress, depression, and anxiety.
After booking my trip to Maldives for next week and you seeing this “highlighted version” of my life as talked about in my podcast “Life Talk with Jesse Meester” I want to share more about the other side of my lifestyle that involves so much traveling. It’s not always “relaxing”.
Logistics, short connections, visas, vaccines for different countries, missing flights because of traffic, stuck at airports or worse is what you don’t see. As written in the book The Wise Man’s Fear; travel is the great leveler, the great teacher, bitter as medicine, crueler than mirror-glass. A long stretch of road will teach you more about yourself than a hundred years of quiet introspection.
Traveling promotes happiness and helps you take your mind off stressful situations. This leads to lower cortisol levels, making you feel more calm and content. ... According to a 2013 study, more than 80% of Americans, who were surveyed, noticed significant drops in stress just after a day or two of traveling.
I would love to know what is your favorite place to visit and how do you relax? 🌍