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Some people travel to recover from an emotional trauma. Others simply want to break away from their toxic routinary life. Whatever your reason may be, it's undeniable that traveling is good for your mental health. According to the American Psychological Association, hitting the road for leisure time helps in your ability to handle stress by removing you from your sources of distress. You need a couple of days away from your office desk. The Framingham Heart Study, which involved females aged 45 to 64, also suggested that taking pleasure trips every six years or less reduces a woman's risk of developing heart problems.
It’s all you could think of: hitting the beach and dipping in the refreshing waters. The beach bug has come to bite you and there’s no escaping it. You’re so consumed by it, you know practically every beach destination worth noting. From the lesser known Puka Beach in Boracay to the world-famous Balangan Beach in Bali. Now that you’ve graduated and are enjoying a newfound freedom, the pull of the travel bug has become stronger than ever. Here are twelve signs you need to give in to your wanderlust.
Summer is here! It’s the perfect time to take a break and just chill at the beach. Head over to Puka Beach, a more pristine area in Boracay. You will love the golden sand and turquoise waters. Quieter than the more popular White Beach, Puka Beach is just the chill spot for the squad. Make sure you are ready with the perfect soundtrack to go with your beach escapade. Here are ten suggestions you’ll be nodding to.
What else should you be doing during your summer vacation than read a good book? It doesn't matter if you prefer e-books over paperbacks. The important thing is you find the perfect spot with the right ambiance for your reading adventure. A long line of studies suggest that reading can boost your health. Researchers from the University of Sussex in England said that reading is a powerful stress buster with stress levels dropping by 68% after reading for only six minutes. “Losing yourself in a book is the ultimate relaxation,” said lead researcher Dr. David Lewis.
Boracay is among the beach destinations in Southeast Asia currently undergoing rehabilitation. The state intervention is due to increased pollution in certain Boracay beaches. Pollution in oceans is a serious environmental problem that everyone must be responsible for. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, there are various sources of beach pollution including wet weather discharges, vessel discharges, and trash. The trash may have come from other places and eventually washed up on shores or from beach-goers.