You’ve been putting off a much needed spa weekend getaway for months. Maybe you think you don’t have the time or that you haven’t done anything to deserve some pampering. But no matter what you tell yourself, you do deserve these spa treatments. There is a reason why U.S. residents logged 1.7 billion trips for leisure purposes in 2015. Taking some time away is good for you. The following are just some of the wellness benefits of spa trips.
- Stress Relief
While this benefit may seem obvious, you should not overlook it. Massages, saunas, and other treatments have been shown to lower blood pressure, which can boost your health overall. Unplugging and focusing your mind will make you feel calm and refreshed once you return to your job and responsibilities.
- Pain Reduction
If you are living with sore muscles and joints, a relaxing massage, time in hot water, and even a yoga class can often help ease your aches and pains. Tell the spa professionals your ailments and they can recommend specific treatments for you.
- Improved Sleep
From electronics to everyday stress, there are plenty of triggers in our lives that impair our sleep. Even just a weekend trip can help give you a break from these distractions and help you get your sleep cycle back on track. After a long day of pampering, you will surely feel ready to curl up in bed.
Sometimes your body just needs a quick reset. Saunas, facials, and other treatments are designed to purify your skin and pull toxins from the body. You will leave feeling refreshed and ready to continue a clean lifestyle.
- Improved Nutrition
Spa meals are generally nutritious and full of natural foods. If you have been wanting to get your nutrition back on track, this could be your opportunity. Take note from your meals at the spa, as they may include delicious local ingredients.
- Mental Health Boosts
While a spa weekend getaway does not replace the help of a professional, it may be able to ease the effects of everyday struggles like overworking and under sleeping. This is especially true for those who deal with a lot of stress, as massages and spa baths can be soothing. Don’t hesitate to practice self care with a little TLC for yourself.
By planning a spa trip, you are giving yourself much needed love and pampering. Our everyday lives are full of stress, and you can combat this with some time away. Whether you are embarking alone or with a friend, you are sure to return home refreshed.
To find out more about Mirbeau’s spa packages or book your trip, please give us a call at 877-MIRBEAU (647-2328), or you can book online for our Plymouth, MA resort and spa here.