Definition of a vacation: An extended period of recreation spent away from home when no work is done.
Imagine you’re reclining on a beach, feeling the heat of the sun on your skin and basking in the glory of another perfect day. You can feel yourself finally letting go of your work-related stresses. And then suddenly you hear a ping on a device somewhere in the distance.
In that moment, the relaxation of your vacation is shattered.
As if awakened from a dream, you are transported back to your To Do list, to your clients and to the never-ending pull of work.
How do you escape the grind of work so you can focus on relaxing? Perhaps the real question is, why is this so difficult?
It doesn’t have to be a struggle. There is an easier way to allow yourself to escape the pressures of work. Here’s how you can successfully and confidently disconnect from work while on vacation. [Read more…]