Written and Photographed by Madi Church, edited by ENO
When walking to class, have you seen people lounging in hammocks on campus and wished that was you? If so, this article is for you!
There are numerous benefits to owning a hammock in college. I have narrowed it down to five reasons why every college student needs an ENO hammock. Don’t worry, I won’t leave you hanging!
Hammocks Are Easy To Set Up and Move Around
Setting up and moving an ENO hammock with ENO Atlas Hammock Straps (sold separately) is a breeze, you don't have to tie any knots. These compact, lightweight, and easy to use hammocks are perfect for hanging in a park or on a camping trip. Each hammock has an attached stuff sack to store it when not in use, making it a useful accessory for any occasion. The durable nylon taffeta ensures it stays in prime condition for years to come.
The process of setting up a hammock is easier than pitching a tent. Instead of looking for flat ground, find two trees or secure anchor points to hang it from. There’s no need to lug around heavy tent poles or look for flat ground. All you need is your hammock and hammock suspension system.
Hammocks Are An Excellent Place To Nap
Unfortunately, sleep deprivation is a common issue among college students. Research from Harvard reveals that the average college student only gets six hours or less of sleep per night. Napping in a hammock is a good way to relax and rest on campus during breaks between classes.
Sleeping in a hammock aligns your spine, elevates your body, relieves pressure off your joints, and relaxes the muscles. Laying in a hammock can also engage your vestibular system, which helps maintain balance and control in the human body.
Hammocking Relieves Stress
Many college students feel overwhelmed with schoolwork, relationships, family problems, financial issues, and more. Hammocking helps to relieve stress and calm the nerves.
As a college student, I recommend lounging in a hammock to alleviate stress. The calm swaying and rocking motion can be very soothing. You can read, sleep, do homework, or listen to a podcast while enjoying time nature.
Hammocks Are COOL - In More Ways Than One
Everyone loves hammocks! It’s fun to lounge in a hammock while socializing with your friends. The allure of lying inside a hammock is irresistible.
Relaxing in a hammock also allows cool air to circulate around your body. This is particularly beneficial for those residing in warmer climates.
ENO currently offers a variety of hammocks with unique colors, prints, and hammock features. Before the summer heat arrives, invest in a hammock, so you can look cool and stay cool.
Hammocks Are An Excellent Place To Study
For many college students, finding a quiet space on campus to study and complete work can be a struggle. Setting up a hammock on campus can solve this problem! It feels incredibly comfortable being rocked by the hammock and soaking up the warmth of the sun while working on homework or studying for exams.
Most universities provide free Wifi and internet access to their students on campus. Hang your ENO hammock, lean back, pull out your laptop, and get some work done in style!
Don't miss out, get a hammock - your future self will thank you.
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