4 key ways to truly unwind while on vacation
Summer is supposed to be fun and relaxing, right? Well the truth is, not enough of us are making the most out of our vacation time. Sure, we have jobs and families and often it seems like the time is slipping away -- but why shouldn't we enjoy the few months we can have fun in the sun?
Not only do too many of us feel burned out whether we're on vacation or not, but a good chunk of us also work WHILE on vacation as well. Yikes! That's definitely no way to unwind. It's no secret that the "work-life balance" is hard to find, and perhaps it's because there isn't one! Psychologist Michael Woodward, argues another way to describe living a successful and happy life.
After all, if you have a device, there's going to be some expectation that you can be reached, and if you're not answering something MUST be wrong. If you're one of those people who have a hard time disconnecting, not to worry -- we're here to help.
Here are 4 great tips on how to actually unwind while on vacation.
1) Find destinations and activities that are invigorating, not depleting
Seek to invigorate! Plan a trip you know you'll enjoy.
2) Announce it to everyone who needs to know that you're going to be gone
Don't just slide out and have everyone looking for you! Spread the word.
3) Take some time to quiet your mind
Get rid of the jitters and get off the grid.
4) Debrief when you get back
Talk up the positive memories!
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