How to Deal with Stress is the Question; Can a Hot Tub be the Answer?

When you’re stressed out, do you go looking for hot water to soak in? Maybe you find yourself drawing a warm bath, taking a hot shower, or using the hot tub at a friend’s house or the local rec center. The question you may have on your mind is, ‘Will owning a hot tub of my own help?’ Our answer is yes! Having your own hot tub and the ability to soak in hot water daily can help you feel better mentally and physically.

High levels of stress can negatively affect your quality of life. Handling a small amount of stress may not be too daunting, but with many demands piling up you can be left feeling overwhelmed and defeated. Taking a break and relaxing from work and distractions can be a great help. When you take time for yourself and de-stress, you can focus and think more clearly. Your own hot tub can be the perfect place to relax and take advantage of the many health benefits your spa offers.

How Does A Hot Tub Reduce Stress?
Music and spa lights are two of the most effective ways to set the mood and reduce stress. Listening to your favorite music or podcast can have a different effect on your mood. Modern luxury hot tubs now have entertainment features that include Bluetooth audio, so you can connect and control the music and listen to exactly what you need right from your spa.

Similar to music, lighting can also help you unwind and relax. After working a long day under harsh lighting conditions, cool and calming lights in colors like green or blue can help reduce stress. Other features like a hot tub fountain or waterfall can transform your backyard hot tub into a peaceful getaway.

Benefits of a Hot Tub for Stress Relief
Just 20 minutes a day in your hot tub can make a huge difference on your stress levels. The warm water will raise your body temperature and help relieve chronic pain and increase circulation. Using massage jets will help muscle tension and the buoyancy of the water helps take the weight off your joints allowing your body to relax.

Your spa is an important part of your daily routine. When used in the morning it helps you relax and prepare for the day ahead. When used at night your spa allows you to relax after a busy day and get your body ready for bed. Having your own hot tub allows you flexibility, convenience, and a healthy way to de-stress. Massaging jets and warm water allow your body to relax with the enjoyment of lights and music and other water features.

Before buying a hot tub there are many questions to be asked. Our Arctic Spas® hot tub specialists are always available to answer your questions and provide guidance on how to choose the right hot tub for you and your family. Visit us in stores at 2368 S State Street in Salt Lake City, go online at, or give us a call at (801) 436-1001.

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