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Beach Therapy for The Mind, Body, and Soul

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Close your eyes, relax and let your mind’s eye take you to a beautiful white-sand beach.
Imagine the feel of the soft, warm sand between your toes; the meditative sound of the ocean waves lapping against the shore; a sunset stroll along a picturesque stretch of coastline; wading into the sea and immersing yourself in the healing salt-waters as you connect with yourself and the therapeutic wonder of a beach vacation.

It does not matter which island paradise you’re in, the positive benefits of being by the beach are brilliant. Open your eyes and embrace the beauty of beach therapy for your mind, body and inner being.

Beach Therapy for Your Mind

A beach escape is a tonic for relaxing your mind and giving you the headspace to think more clearly too.

Beach therapy clears the mind to create space so that you can welcome in new perspectives, boost creativity, and enhance problem-solving abilities; so that by switching off and seemingly doing ‘nothing’ your mind is actively engaging instead. It calms the mind with the meditational ebb and flow of the tides, lowering anxiety and stress, reducing headaches, and lifting depression. Beach therapy also improves the quality of your slumbers, with a sea breeze and taking the time to rest on a sun lounger aides a restful night’s sleep.

Beach Therapy for Your Body

While vacations can be indulgent, a beach break promises the perfect opportunity to feel fantastic physically too.

Beach therapy can create the ideal setting to embark on a new lifestyle, one where you drop bad habits and embrace new life choices that lead to a healthier, and ultimately happier, you. It gives you a glow as you soak up the sun’s rays and all that incredible Vitamin D naturally, boosting energy levels and nourishing your skin, hair, and nails. Your whole body is energized with activities on the sand as well as watersports that kickstart a zest for life and get different muscles moving as you exercise and have fun at the same time. Even a walk along the sand or a paddle in the sea is an excellent way to tone-up in the cool of the morning or as the sun goes down. With the sand naturally exfoliating cells for your skin, it leaves you with a smooth, glowing complexion and a great treat for the feet too, especially if you rinse off in the salty water and walk along small rocks also. Seawater’s therapeutic properties are renowned, acting as an antiseptic and treating the skin with magnesium-rich salt-water that cleanses as well as detoxifies.

Beach Therapy for Your Inner Being

A beach retreat promises to reach the very core of your inner-self, reflecting who you are and where you are at in your life, and inspiring change for the better.

Beach therapy creates a sense of mindfulness where you can genuinely exist and experience unforgettable moments in the present moment; inspiring a feeling of ‘letting go’ and simply ‘being’ with ‘me, myself and I.’ It resonates with you on a conscious and sub-conscious level, by creating an environment where you can relax, without too many distractions, so that your inner dynamics can rise to the surface. You can then find new ways of looking at old issues and connect more deeply with your inner voice. Beach therapy brings a feeling of renewed hope, change, and new beginnings as you witness the rising and setting sun and tranquil beauty of a beachfront setting. Unplugged from your everyday life, the beach can transport and transform your very essence as the power of the water washes away negative emotions; enabling you to truly relax.

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