The challenges and events of the year have highlighted more than ever to the world the importance of raising awareness about mental health and the need to dedicate time to unwind and rejuvenate oneself. Encompassing emotional, psychological and social well-being, mental health can affect how we think, feel or act, making it ultimately important to take active measures to remain healthy on this front.
Take the extra step by practicing self-care and rebuilding your mental wellbeing daily. To help you unwind and re-align, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, the highest five-star resort in the Middle East, shares some guided tips on how to refresh and heal one’s mind, body and soul. Pamper yourself with a trip to the fabled green mountain for a relaxing and serene getaway at 2000 metres above sea level.
Journaling is known to elevate moods by helping you prioritize problems, fears, and concerns in addition to providing an opportunity for positive self-talk. It is also a great way to track any symptoms on a day-to-day basis, recognize triggers and learn ways to better control them. At Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar, you can take some time to reflect in your journal whilst indulging in authentic luxury and admiring the vast canyon ahead from the comfort of your private garden or expansive balcony.
Explore New Terrain
Sometimes a lovely walk in a new environment can be extremely helpful in refreshing oneself. Venture out to find a treasure trove of cultural gems with the signature Three Villages Walk where Oman’s rich history can be re-lived through visits to traditional homes and ancient terraced farms. Enjoy an easy walk at high altitude, following old paths that link mountain villages and bring the mountain culture to life.
Cooking is an act of patience and mindfulness as well as an outlet for creative expression and a means of communication. All it takes is some quality time spent in the kitchen to get one’s mood elevated and feeling happier. For this, Anantara has the perfect experience to not only lift your mood but fuel the Michelin Chef in you.
Delve into the secrets of traditional Thai and Omani cuisines and learn how to prepare your favorite dishes in a step by step session, Spice Spoons cooking class. Fully immerse yourself in the entire process with a tour of the chef’s garden whilst connecting with nature and picking the freshest ingredients as the chef teaches you how to blend spices and find replacements at home.
Alternatively, if you prefer to fully immerse yourself in physical activity, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar has you covered with a range of experiences designed to placate all adventure and leisure seekers alike. Tackle the Hajar mountain range with a variety of gradual and intermediate climbing routes and fly through the air in the only zip lines in the mountains of Oman for the ultimate adrenaline rush.
Anantara Al Jabal Akhdar Resort advocates to deliver better mental health and beckons the inquisitive traveller with an array of inspirational mountain experiences on the resort, immersing you into the unique mountainside culture and allowing for ultimate relaxation.