Beyond Blue Monday: Long Term Healing for Mind & Emotional Health

Another Blue Monday, another tidal wave of winter sun holidays offered as an answer to the January blues, with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a depressive illness thought to be triggered by a lack of sunlight, affecting around two million people in the UK . Yet, for those tackling depression and anxiety (when every Monday is a Blue Monday) a dose of winter sun offers no long term solution, with the same struggles waiting upon return home. Encouraging healthy lifestyle practices through specialist wellness holidays, Health and Fitness Travel, the leading specialists in healthy holidays worldwide, offer secluded sanctuaries in which to restore your mind and revive your spirit with the guidance of wellness experts.


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With an all-encompassing approach addressing long term lifestyle management, recent years have seen a rise in Brits ditching fly-and-flop winter sun holidays for wellness retreats . Offering tailor-made specialist programmes which address mental and emotional struggles through specific lifestyle changes, inclusions can range from psychologist consultations examining emotional behaviours, to a visit to a traditional Balinese healer. Whether learning holistic techniques for channelling energy or practicing mental exercises designed for stress management, medical and wellness experts at these healing sanctuaries offer practical skills for addressing emotional well-being long term.

Helping to take control after events of emotional strain, be it a break up, the loss of a loved one or redundancy, our emotional health is just as important as our physical health. Yet with the release of endorphins during exercise helping to lower symptoms of stress, mild depression and anxiety, looking after your physical health can also give a boost to your emotional health. With personalised healthy nutrition and endorphin boosting wellness activities, from walking to yoga, find the long term answer to mind and emotional well-being, beyond Blue Monday.


For advice, guidance and booking visit www.healthandfitnesstravel.com or call 0203 397 8891

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