For many, travelling abroad in the New Year is just the ticket to escaping built-up Christmas stress and January blues.
However, plane travel – and the associated delays, turbulence, tight spaces and horrid jet lag – ironically is often the cause of more stress.
If you’re going away early next year and are worried about the difficulties of plane travel, we have a quick guide to blissful boarding and mindful-movement as you jet off to your destination.
Try not to eat a big meal 24 hours before you are due to fly as this will affect your digestion and add to the discomfort of flying. Choose hydrating drinks and skip coffee, alcohol and carbonated drinks which can magnify the dehydrating effects of a plane cabin.
Get a relaxing treatment
If you find flying particularly stressful, it may be helpful to treat yourself to a relaxing massage or reflexology session to calm your nerves...