Did you know Americans are one of the most overworked countries in the world? There has been such a shift in work-life balance to where working adults and families have lives that revolve around work. This is especially true thanks to today’s latest technology where our smartphones are attached to us at all times. With many Americans working over 40 hours per week, it is important to find ways to destress and disconnect from work to develop a better work-life balance. One way to do that is to take vacations each year. A great spot to get away from the hustle and bustle is the Exumas. When traveling to the Exumas, make sure to add a massage to your trip. Learn about the benefits of Exuma massages, relaxation methods for vacationing and foods you can eat to destress.
Benefits of Massages
Massages are not just a great add to a vacation itinerary, but there are actual health benefits to them as well. Massages are one of the best ways to relax and destress. It has also been proven to be helpful for those struggling with headaches, injuries, arthritis, fibromyalgia and other chronic pain issues. When it comes to massage therapy, there are multiple different kinds that can help a variety of ailments or help you relax. If you are unsure which is best for you, you can speak with a massage therapist to go over some of your issues to help you find the best one.
Relaxation Methods for Vacationing
In addition to massages, it is important to find other ways to relax on your vacation and in your day-to-day life. One of the best ways to relax and reduce stress is through breathing techniques. When faced with a stressful situation, or trying to get into a relaxed state of mind, breathing is key. Try these “Six Breathing Exercises to Relax in 10 Minutes or Less
” from Greatist. Next, make sure you disconnect on your vacation. When tied to your phone or emails, you can easily get caught up in other matters. Prior to your vacation, make sure that you put in plans ahead of time so emails are directed to other people and tasks can be postponed until your return.
Foods to Eat to De-Stress
Eating the right foods can help you destress during your vacation in the Exumas and in your everyday life. One of the foods you can eat are avocados. They help you digest food and they are tasty! Salmon is another great food to eat to reduce stress as they help with brain function. For something tasty, there are also benefits to eating dark chocolate. In small amounts, dark chocolate can reduce your blood pressure. In addition to some of these foods, tea is a beverage that can help you relax and de-stress.
As you plan your trip to the Exumas, make sure you add massages by Nitza
from Bonefish Drex. You will be able to relax on the white sandy beaches listening to the relaxing sounds of the waves crashing on the shore. Request a beach massage