So you are in need of a rescue spa day? We all need a bit of self-care and self-love. Spa days are super important for working professionals. Women are particularly in need of rescue spa days because women tend to be less apt to do things for themselves. Women are natural caregivers and nurturers. It easy to get caught up in others’ well being that you forget to tend to yourself.
If you don’t have access to a spa or a retreat or cannot afford it, don’t worry. You can re-create a spa day easily at home. Below are 9 reasons why you should treat yo-self with a rescue spa day!
9. A Rescue Spa Day Can Help You De-stress
Sometimes all you need is a moist lavender wash cloth. The spa is relaxing not just in the treatments offered but in the ambiance. It’s the whole package: the lightning, the aromas, the coal stones, the massage table, and water jets. If you cannot go to the spa, let the spa come to you. Put on a nice bubble bath, pour yourself a glass of wine, and let the podcasts and music flow. Just remember to lock the bathroom door before embarking on your mental vacay.
8. You Will Breathe Easy and Will Improve Blood Circulation
Say it with me, SAUNA SESH. The great things about a rescue spa day is having access to facility saunas. The high temperatures will improve your respiratory system. You literally will breath easier. You can soothe your asthma and cough. Not to mention, you can clear out those pesky sinuses. Saunas are also great for contemplation. If you have a problem that needs some tinkering, sit in the sauna and let the heat stimulate your mental workout.
After the sauna, consider taking a nap on the massage table. Massages will improve blood flow and circulation. It will also alleviate many aches and joint pains. Just make sure you let your therapist know of any existing conditions. Plus, legs massages can help with varicose veins.
7. It Can Improve Your Sleep
A rescue spa day can increase your energy. Oils like peppermint, orange, cedar-wood, and lemon are great for vitality. Your white blood cells will thank you for boosting your immunity be taking care of your health. After running or exercising or even eating a turkey, you might find that you enjoy a good night sleep. It’s the endorphins boost! A day at the spa will send you into a deep, peaceful slumber.
6. Say Goodbye to Toxins
Consider a sugar or salt scrub for your face. You will shed new skin and feel rejuvenated. Also, take-in a sauna sesh and sweat out those toxins and bad vibes. Many spas also offer fitness advice. Hit the juice bar or take advantage of their more medical cleanses ( if you get my drift). You’ll walk out feeling lighter…
5. A Rescue Spa Can Offer Reflection and Mental Well-Being
We all need ME time. Use your spa day to check-in with yourself. Re-evaluate your goals and were you are spiritually and mentally in your journey. Download a mediation app. Use the coals and the sound of running water from the spa to find your center. Use the spa’s pool to do a few laps or sit in a Jacuzzi and read a book. Taking time for yourself is the healthiest thing you can do for yourself.
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4. Anti-aging and Cosmetic Benefits (Duh)
There are no shortage of cosmetic services offered at a spa. You can get a facial, a mud bath, a manicure and pedicure. Yes, please! And a good spa technician will give you good home techniques for your anti-aging routine.
3. Make It A Social Event
In as much, as a rescue spa day can be a time of reflection, it can be a social bonding experience. Take a friend who you have lost quality time with to the spa or your mother. What can be more fun than a day of pampering with your nearest and dearest? They also have couples spa packages. You and your partner can bond and have some serious romantic vibes.
2. Your Rescue Spa Day Will Increase Your Productivity
It sounds crazy, but a day of rest and relaxation will enhance your productivity. The sector of your life that is your well-being will be satisfied; therefor, you can direct your focus to other areas of your life. It’s like buying new writing and office supplies and you get a second wind of motivation. A fresh manicure will have you finishing that Power Point…
1. You Will Be Happier and More Confident
Lastly, your rescue spa day will make you happier and more confident. When you look good, you feel good. Consider doing a spa day once a month or a few times a year. Remember you work hard and are worth it. While you are it, buy yourself some flowers. Treat yo-self!