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5 Tips to Escape Stress And Go For A SCUBA Dive

We are all guilty of getting wrapped up in our daily lives, this includes work, stress and family life. This constant fight for some ‘me’ time can be quite destructive not only for your mind, but also your body. There may be so many reasons why you may not be able to take some time out and go get your gear on. If you fall into this category then here are the top 5 Tips to Escape Stress and go for a SCUBA Dive.

Diving not only keeps you fit by helping you burn a least 500 calories an hour, but it also helps you to take some time out, mentally. This ‘time out’ is essential in helping your body to relax and rejuvenate.

Here are our 5 Tips to Escape Stress And Go For A SCUBA Dive

  1. Get a Dive Buddy, someone who feels as passionate about SCUBA diving as you do
    Finding a dive buddy is not hard, sometimes you just end up on a boat and get chatting to someone. If you can’t get on the boat due to work and other daily activities, finding someone in your local area who feels the same way about diving is also a great way to find a buddy. Having a buddy who spends a lot of time in the water, might help you to put some time aside so that you can join them. An even better option is to find more than one dive buddy, which might provide more of an opportunity for you to schedule a dive and also avoid disappointment when your buddy is unavailable, but you are.
  1. Learn More About Diving
    No matter how experienced and qualified you are, you never stop learning when you scuba dive. The more you learn, the more it opens your eyes to what you had previously been blind too. Once you have caught the scuba learning bug, you will never be able to stop. Continuing your scuba diving training, not only increases your knowledge, it also means that you will be able to get into the water more often. You never know, you may enjoy scuba so much, that you may find a profession in the scuba world.
  1. Plan Your Dives The Same Way You Plan Your Workouts
    Diving is a really good way to help you keep fit and trim. On average, you can burn up to 500 calories per hour when scuba diving, and you wouldn’t even know it. Not only can you enjoy the beauty of your surroundings, discover new things and keep cool, you are also conditioning your body. As well as keeping healthy, scuba always comes with unbelievable stories, which you don’t usually get on a treadmill. Always take a camera to capture great experiences as well as share your findings on social media, you will never know who you could strike up a conversation with and who might be interested in seeing your pictures within the scuba world.
  1. Get Yourself on a Dive Boat!
    Whether you have a vacation on a live-aboard or you take a day trip on a local dive boat, this will make you want to explore more and more. Wherever your destination, this experience will help you to feel your lost passion for diving.
  1. Take A Scuba Diving Holiday
    Not only is scuba diving an amazing experience in itself, it is also an extremely sociable sport. Choosing a destination where you can not only relax, be sociable but also scuba dive is the perfect idea for those looking to escape the stresses and strains of daily life. Jumping in the crystal clear waters will immediately help you de-stress and give your body the much needed relaxation it requires to keep you healthy.
Jennifer Palmer
Jennifer Palmer
Diving since I was 13 years old, I am currently a rescue diver working towards my Dive Master qualification. As well as diving, I am also a freelance writer and a professional baker, with my own recipe blog Jennifer's Cakes.



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