The Benefits of Having a Girls’ Night Out

A girls’ night is a special time for women to gather together and recharge their batteries. Carving out special time to be with your closest girlfriends is an opportunity to be surrounded by positive energy and to be uplifted and inspired by the company of the people you love. 

Feeling connected
According to Healthline, maintaining your female social connections can release serotonin and oxytocin, hormones that radically improve moods and can also help to boost self-esteem and confidence. These connections are important to women of all ages, close female friendships provide women with a strong sense of stability and acceptance. 

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“What a girl’s night does for women is tap into an essential truth about our gender, which is that women need to be heard. What is true for most women is that the men in their lives, be it a spouse, a boyfriend, or even colleagues at work, don’t have the capacity to hear them when they are feeling stressed or overwhelmed. Women need a break from the demands of their day-to-day lives,” family therapist Maud Purcell told the CtPost.

The quality time with friends on girls’ night is a shortcut to general wellbeing and can help you steer clear of depression and anxiety. 

Girls just wanna have fun
Girls’ night can be good for your body. A fun night with your besties is a proven stress buster. Especially when movement is part of the agenda. According to Shape, exercizing, dancing and laughing with friends can rejuvenate you and help boost your memory. 

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Bond over a great flick
Watching a good movie with your besties is a fantastic way to bond. Deciding to come together to watch a movie as a group will divert your attention from your real life worries and create a new shared experience. From classic comedies to romantic tearjerkers there are so many great movies to choose from. Check out these recommendations from Seventeen to help find a movie that you and your friends will relate to.

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Good for the soul
The Journal reports that a girls’ night can also be good for the soul. Women say that they feel safe in the company of their girlfriends and are able to be themselves and share feelings and thoughts without judgement. The Journal recommends making your girls’ night memorable by trying something adventurous or new together.

A girls’ night gives you a much needed timeout from the hectic routine and just enjoy being in the company of close friends. To have fun, reconnect with friends and to recharge your batteries – start planning your next girls’ night now. 

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