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New Year

Well, have you made a few good resolutions for the new year?

Cool, we always do the same. After all, we need something that we can safely forget about by 14 January at the latest. We do the really important things anyway: Holidays in Austria, of course with VAYA. Book early. Stay longer. Start the new year relaxed.

What happens when you are stressed?

Basically, there are two types of stress. The positive one, which science calls “Eu-stress”. And the negative. This is called “di-stress”. The two differ in how they feel. Eu-stress has a motivating and activating effect. Di-stress results in unpleasant feelings. For example, fear, anger or panic. Depending on whether it lasts long and is strong and whether we feel we can cope with it, stress tends to be positive or negative.

Stress is felt in situations of threat. In the broadest sense, of course. Because although the thought of the in-laws visiting may stress us out, it is not a life-threatening event. Even if rumours say otherwise. An encounter with a yeti or an avalanche, on the other hand, is a very real danger. Either way, the body reacts by releasing adrenaline and noradrenaline. These so-called “stress hormones” cause blood pressure and blood sugar to rise. The bronchial tubes dilate. In short: we prepare ourselves for “fight or flight”. Completely unconsciously.

Why is stress so bad for you?

Apart from the fact that it just doesn’t feel good when we are stressed, this state – if it lasts for a long time – has negative effects on the body. Exhaustion, a weakening of the immune system, burnout, depression and even the promotion of cardiovascular diseases are the result.

You can tell if you have too much stress by headaches, insomnia, dizziness, stomach problems, disturbed eating habits, concentration problems, constant brooding and absent-mindedness. These are all things that you would not put on your wish list. So it is all the more important to do something about stress.

How do you start the New Year relaxed?

The most important thing first: plan regular time-outs. Proceed from small to large. Every day you should have at least one hour just for you. A weekend every month. And every few months a real holiday. And the best place to spend it is with us. We have plenty of fresh air for you. You also have the opportunity to let yourself be pampered. You can be active to your heart’s content. Or simply do nothing at all. All this contributes significantly to lowering your stress level. You could say VAYA is healthy.

As a superboost for your relaxed start into the new year and for the rest of the year, we have also come up with a special. Our meditation and yoga retreats. The former is held by the renowned meditation trainer Loten Dahortsang. Born in Tibet, he has lived in Switzerland since 1982 and can look back on a great deal of experience. But how does meditation have a positive effect on the body? Here we have collected everything you need to know on this topic for you. In a nutshell: Meditation stimulates the body’s self-healing processes, lowers blood pressure, relieves cramps and much more.

Yoga has also been known to be extremely healthy for a long time. Your hormone balance is restored, your heart and lungs are happy about conscious breathing. You pay more attention to yourself, are in the here and now. And as a result, you don’t get stressed so easily. Yoga also strengthens your self-confidence. If you are longing for a healthy time-out including yoga flows, then we recommend our VAYA yoga retreats with the popular yoga teacher Sandra König. Because relaxation is important all year round.

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