Whether you’re hitting the road to see your favorite band via the online coupons on StubHub, or going across the globe to track your family roots, travel is good for not only your soul, but for your overall health as well. Many people don’t actually understand the benefits associated with travel, including the overall physical, mental, and spiritual benefits it provides.
According to NBC News, traveling helps with these 5 areas of health and happiness:
- TRAVEL MAKES YOU HEALTHIER
According to a joint study from the Global Commission on Aging and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, in partnership with the U.S. Travel Association, traveling actually keeps you healthier. The study found that women who vacation at least twice a year show a significantly lower risk of suffering a heart attack than those who only travel every six years or so.
- TRAVEL RELIEVES STRESS
Although missing a connecting flight