Time off is essential to your wellbeing, no matter how busy you are!

A holiday not only allows you to rest your mind, but also provides the ideal opportunity to get in touch with yourself and to discover new experiences which can be incorporated into your ‘life’.

So what does time off really help you do?

Sleep

It is proven that a lack of sleep results in poor mental performance, premature aging and may even cause illness. Holidays provide the perfect opportunity to catch up on sleep, which allow our bodies to repair and also renew energy.

According to numerous studies – a deep sleep allows the brain to recharge to aid effective functioning.

Reduce Stress

The effects of stress and pressure impacts everyone differently, however more often than not, it clouds judgement and causes irrational thinking. Taking time off not only removes us from the situation, but it also provides us with enough space to take stock of the position we find ourselves in.

Looking from the outside in, we are able to gather new perspectives and methods to assist in maintaining composure and decreasing the effects of stress.

Exercise

With more free time, holidays provide the perfect opportunity to participate in small amounts of exercise. Your time need not be dedicated to the gym, by just participating in social games will help burn fat without even noticing.

If you travelling and pressed for time, the Anti-Aging Exercise fitness programme only requires 10 minutes of your day and makes use of simple, playful and organic movements which focus on the healthy longevity of the body and mind.

Laugh

They say laughter is the best medicine – it really is! Laughter releases ‘feel good’ endorphins which strengthens the immune system, and can help reduce the risk of heart conditions.

Family & Friends Time

It is never always easy to make time to spend with family and friends. Taking time off and time out to bond and relax with your family and friends will help you catch up and also strengthen the relationship.

Giving yourself some time off will lead to greater happiness, health and prosperity not only in your workplace, but also in your life.

Happy new year from the Anti-Aging team!