There’s no doubt about it — modern life can be stressful. The world has become increasingly fast-paced, and with so many advancements in technology it doesn’t seem like it’s going to stop any time soon.
And even with life getting easier, in some ways, through the power of digital, it can often feel like the news cycles and constant hustle can be overwhelming. No matter what industry you work in or what your day-to-day life is like, many people are being affected by the busyness of the 21st century and all that entails. It’s beginning to have a large-scale impact on peoples’ mental health.
Thankfully, discussions around mental health have come to the forefront. No longer is mental health a topic that individuals feel they need to hide. With everyone from celebrities to influencers, medical professionals, politicians, family and friends becoming much more open about mental health, it’s now a widely-spoken about topic in a drive to make everyone happier and healthier in the long-term.
Apps like Headspace and Calm are becoming more widely used and technology is becoming incorporated into these conversations. It’s become well-known that taking frequent breaks can have a positive impact on our mental health, with more people than ever planning them into their busy schedules. And depending on where you live, you might not need to travel too far!
A break in Greece
If you are looking for a convenient holiday close to the relaxing experience of water, look no further than a visit to Greece!
There are so many fantastic reasons to visit this popular European destination. Here are just a few!
The hospitality in Greece has becoming something of a legend. The Greek word, “philoxenia”, translates to “friend to a stranger” and was an institution back in ancient Greece. It remains an important cultural value to the country, so you’re sure to feel relaxed and very welcomed while you’re there.
Greek cuisine alone is enough for wanting someone to visit Greece. Greek food is based on the Mediterranean diet, which is promoted highly by nutritionists for being rich in nutrients. It’s also associated with a long life.
One of the most integral elements to Greek cuisine is olive oil. Used in the majority of Greek dishes, the olive oil in Greece is famous around the globe and there are many varieties to try and dishes that embrace it.
You’ll find a plethora of eateries in Greece and places to try the food.
You may not know this, but Greece is also famous for its wine. As a result of the diversity of the Greek landscape, there’s a huge amount of variety when it comes to Greek wines, with their own distinct characteristics.
Ouzo is also a world-renowned Greek drink. A licorice-flavoured spirit, it is served before meals alongside a glass of water.
An incredible history
Visitors can’t ignore Greece’s incredible history. From the columns of the Parthenon, to the seaside temples, there’s a wealth of…