A variety of challenges revolves around traveling. Among all challenges, the physiological challenges on the airplane are unique and in most cases unavoidable. They directly affect our well-being during and after the flight, a.k.a. how good we feel, in conjunction with psychological, emotional, social, and other challenges we may face when traveling. Let's find out about what really happens to the body during the flight.
It is not an exaggeration to say that stress management is the key to success and happiness. Traveling is certainly stressful on both the body and mind. If you're regularly stressed, your cortisol level (stress hormone) is constantly elevated. That leads to imbalances in your hormones, circulatory system, and neural function. Literally everything goes wrong.
Simple yoga poses and pranayama breathing practice help us slow down and help create a relaxation response that resets the nervous system.