most on your mind as well. However, when you go on vacation, you are actually enjoying five specific spiritual benefits as well, whether you are aware of that or not. Let’s take a look at these five benefits.
You Can Silence the Mind
Our minds almost never stop anymore. We have hundreds of daily responsibilities that always have
to be met. These involve us, our families, our pets, our jobs and more. Then, every day, the post
comes and throws some more things to do our way, more stuff for our mind to worry about. Switch on the news, and our mind starts worrying about the state of the planet and the world as a whole.
Going on vacation allows you to escape from all of this for a while, and just silence and relax the
You Can Be Touched by Beauty
When you travel, you see and experience things you have never seen before. The colors of the Caribbean, the wildlife of Europe, the red sands of Africa. No matter where you go, there is beauty
that is completely foreign to you. You will love it.
Travel Encourages GrowthWhen you travel, you experience new things and cultures. All five of your senses – or perhaps even
six – will be utilized. This means you experience growth as well. You always come back from vacation knowing more and feeling more.
Travel Helps You Find Your Imagination
When we travel and see things we don’t know, we start to imagine what they are. We imagine what
our role in those things could have been. When someone sees the Taj Mahal, for instance, they can’t
help but think how they would have felt if it was built as an ode to love to them. These types of
musings are always positive, and they leave us feeling overjoyed and light.
Travel Makes Us Feel One
A beautiful saying is: ‘Earth, we are one’. There are very few things that truly divide us. Religions may differ, but isn’t God too big to fit in one religion. Our skin colors may be different, but isn’t
pigmentation of the skin about as random as the color of our hair? When we travel the world, we
learn that we are all humans, that we are all worthy of love, dignity, care and respect.
As you can see, traveling is about so much more than simply going somewhere and getting away for
a while. It is an opportunity to experience unique spiritual benefits and you experience these
whether you realize it or not. When you come back from your vacation, you will have changed for
the better and that is something nobody will ever be able to take away from you again.
What spiritual benefits have you noticed while traveling??