Vacation; doesn’t that word just make you perk up in your seat when you read it? Vacation or travel doesn’t look the same for everybody, but it’s typically an escape from the humdrum of the ‘wake-work-eat-repeat’ cycle that so many of us have fallen into. That same cycle has flushed the color out of our faces and assisted crippling emotions like depression right into our lives. It’s time to start being intentional about your travels and to do it often. You only live once, and that life shouldn’t be spent in worry or stress. Here are 4 ways traveling promotes mental health.