16 Reasons Why Travel Is Good For You

16 Reasons Why Travel is Good For You

  1. The risk of a heart attack is reduced by 32% for men who take regular vacations
  2. The risk of a heart attack reduced by 50% for women who take regular vacations.
  3. 21% of men are less likely to die early if they take a vacation.
  4. Traveling reduces the amount of Cortisol (stress hormone) in the body.
  5. 89% of people feel significant drops in stress levels after 1 to 2 days of traveling.
  6. Women who only take one vacation in more than 6 years are 8x more likely to develop heart disease or have a heart attack. (Compare to those who take 2 or more vacations a year.)
  7. Women who do not take a vacation are twice as likely to suffer from depression.
  8. People think more creatively when problems are physically distant.
  9. 86% of people who travel say they have a positive outlook on life.
  10. 80% of travelers believe the most impactful trips are those spent with family and friends.
  11. 78% of children who travel with their grandparents report they get to spend quality time with them.
  12. 49% of adults say that childhood memories of family vacations are “very vivid.”
  13. 53% of youth believe that vacationing brings the family closer together.
  14. 63% of couples believe traveling helps them stay together longer.
  15. 86% of people who travel as a couple say romance is still alive in their relationship.
  16. 2/3 of couples say that a weekend getaway is more romantic than gifts. (I definitely agree with this one!)

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