International Bath Day: Why We Should Stop Showering and Start Taking More Baths

Let’s take a moment on June 14, to appreciate the so exciting activity of the day: bath. I mean who wouldn’t love it? Getting soaked in a tub full of bubbles after a long day of tiring work… Sounds like I can do it any minute now. But seriously, you probably should take more baths now because of these awesome benefits. And some of them may shock you. Let’s take a look.

Better Breathing

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Do you know that sinking our body from the neck down is actually good for our breathing? A medical study by Choukroun ML has proven that the water pressure and temperature placed on your chest can affect your lung capacity and oxygen intake. Warm water can improve your oxygen intake, clear your lungs and sinuses.

 Hydrotherapy

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I know that your days are though, so maybe you want to self-heal using hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy is a medical treatment using water as the healing element. Usually, it’s used to deal with rheumatic and arthritis. But aside from that rather serious illness, hydrotherapy can also relieve your stress, calm your nervous system, and reduce your anxiety level.

It’s Fun!

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Unlike showers, you can make your body cleansing activity a lot more exciting. Bring a glass of wine, your favorite book, or laptop with your favorite movie played. Or you can even play with bath bombs to make your bath time more colorful. The fun doesn’t stop here. You can always think about the other wild things to do during your bath time. For more inspiration, take a look at these 10 Things to Do While in the Tub.

Are you ready to slip into an amazing bath in this international bath day? How do you want to make your bath? Romantic with candles, wine, and soothing music? Or make it the fun one using colorful bath bombs and the latest movie? Let us know your preference by leaving a comment down below. And if you like this article, share it with the world!

Happy International Bath Day 2017!

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