Many people say traveling is a food for the soul. When stressed, traveling is a panacea to refresh the mind. It benefits psychologically, but how in terms of health. Recent research shows that annual vacations can reduce the risk of heart disease, increase libido, and even prolong life. Do not waste a moment long weekend by just sleeping at home all day. Go on holiday and feel the benefits of the holidays. Especially if you are on vacation to a beautiful beach, like the one on Indonesia beach tour.
Traveling prevents Dementia and Alzheimer’s
A study by Trans America Center for Retirement, the U.S. Travel Association, and Global Commission on Aging at the end of 2015 revealed that traveling can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia significantly, especially in the elderly. Traveling forces the brain to adapt to new environments, weather, smells, and sounds. This new experience make the brain to form many connections of the synapses so that the memory was more sharp. The more traveling, the more the synaptic connections are formed.
Traveling prevents heart disease
Based on the research previously mentioned, men who do not do annual holidays apparently 20 percent higher risk of deadly disease and 30 percent higher risk of death from heart disease. Women were also studied and the results showed that women who travel less than once in six years are at increased risk of heart attacks than women who travel twice a year.
Traveling enhances creativity
Now you have understood how traveling can build synapses in the brain so that the risk of mental illnesses such as Alzheimer’s and dementia can be prevented. Not only that, traveling also train the brain to think more creatively. A recent study by Galinsky in February 2015 shows that if more and more people of a country have a habit of traveling, the more creative the population will be.
The key to mental stimulation through traveling is engagement and adaptation. A person living in another country and actively studying the culture of the country has higher creativity compared to someone just relaxing on the beach. “Going to the beach alone will not make you creative. But going to the beach and living with a local fisherman can make you a more creative person. “
Traveling makes you more productive
Traveling when you are stressed, depressed, and bored with work. Research proves, people who do less than three holidays per year is difficult to achieve targets in the work. Based on a study of 971 US workers by U.S. Travel Association in October 2013, people who do not take vacation leave have low productivity, low morale, and health issues.
Reduce stress and increase happiness
We all know if stress is the seed of all illnesses. By doing an annual vacation, you can relieve stress and tension everyday. Your mind is fresh again and ready to go back to work. Studies conducted by the Global Commission on Aging, the Trans America Center for Retirement, and the U.S. Travel Association, revealed that nine out of 10 people showed their stress levels were reduced by just doing a day or two of holidays. In addition, nearly 90 percent of those tested also showed a positive change in looking at the problems in life.
Who would not want to be healthier and happier? Proven if traveling is a cure for many physical and mental illnesses. Through traveling, your insight is widespread, experience is getting more and more, and your life is longer.