Leaving one’s comfort zone stimulates the brain to adapt to new situations, to imagine solutions in the face of unexpected events. It talks about it in the insert on newsstands Thursday 30 June, free together with the Courier
We are publishing a preview of an article in the new Corriere Salute. You can read the full text on the issue at newsstands for free on Thursday 30 June or in Pdf on the Digital Edition of Corriere della Sera.
Yes, to travel. Finally return to the world, no longer have the feeling of being a prisoner, as has happened to many in the last two years: in the third summer since the start of the pandemic, more and more people are starting to book a holiday more or less far from home. And good news because traveling is good, we need it and even science has shown its many benefits. It is known, for example, that traveling decreases stress even if the break from everyday life is minimal: a long weekend of four days is enough to reduce the perception of stress up to five weeks later, according to a survey conducted by Austrian researchers on a group of managers. Moreover, satisfaction and well-being increase even before leaving home, because even just starting to plan a trip makes you feel good: a sort of anticipatory pleasure that helps you to live your daily life better, while waiting for the holiday reward. But what is perhaps even more striking the long-term effect of travel: Adam Galinsky, a social psychologist at Columbia University in New York, has conducted extensive research on the connection between travel and cognitive activity, discovering for example that going around the world helps the brain to function better and makes it more creative.
You can continue reading the article on the Health Courier on newsstands for free on Thursday 30 June or in Pdf on the Digital Edition of Corriere della Sera.
June 28, 2022 (change June 28, 2022 | 20:55)
© REPRODUCTION RESERVED
#Corriere #Salute #traveling #reduces #risk #cardiovascular #disease