The importance of escaping from everyday stresses

Written 16th July 2019

Feelings of anxiety and stress are all too common these days, with the pressures of modern society taking their toll on our mental and physical health. We’re already living our lives through a screen, with social media now a central part of our daily lives, and we’re increasingly losing touch with what’s really important. It’s more crucial than ever that we’re taking the time to look after our health and wellbeing in order to avoid burnout.


A spa experience can provide a welcome boost to the body and mind, not only by stimulating the release of feel-good hormones, but also by reminding us to take a more mindful approach to everyday life. The release of calming essential oils and the playing of soft music creates a highly relaxing, yet powerful atmosphere, giving the body an outlet in which to release feelings of tension.


One of the earth’s natural elements, water-based therapies can have incredible effects on the body, stimulating the release of toxins that constantly enter the body. Whilst also aiding fat loss, immersing our bodies in water can help to restore physiological and mental equilibrium. Water therapy can also help to reduce muscle tension, relieve pain and boost the immune system – leaving the body in better condition to fight infection and fatigue.


Massage treatments, particularly when enjoyed in combination with water therapies, work wonders for the body. Helping to improve overall circulation and blood flow, massages work to drain lactic acid from the muscles, whilst releasing toxins and waste for a deep internal cleanse. Depending on the massage chosen, specific areas of the body can be targeted – which is particularly useful for muscle injuries, strain and swelling. However, whichever massage you choose, you’ll experience a sense of true internal harmony that will leave you better able to cope with the stresses of daily life.


At Billesley Manor, we use Decléor products and 100% pure essential oils to ensure the best results for your relaxation and physical health. Expert massage techniques are combined with a fully personalised approach to target a variety of different skin types. Featuring a vast range of treatments, our spa brochure offers therapies to suit all areas of the body, as well as specifically targeted treatments for hydration, anti-aging or for mums-to-be who would benefit from a little TLC. To see our full spa brochure, please click here.