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Thursday, January 21, 2010
Vacation for your health
A new study released in the Netherlands says people who take regular vacations have many more health benefits than those who do not.
Regular vacationers not only have lower stress levels, they also weigh less, have lower blood pressure and develop fewer disease. There is even evidence they live longer too.
The study also showed that a change of your environment is beneficial to the brain. So remember when your planning those few and far between trips to completely change your scenery. It will help get those creative juices flowing once you return to work.
One sad thing about the study, in America especially, many people do not go on vacations at all.
If you are one of those lucky Americans who takes vacations, what's your favorite place to get away from it all? Let us know your top destination pick............