Four Steps to Taking a Real Vacation
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I was recently browsing LinkedIn when I came across this BBC story, that I first thought had to be a joke. Apparently employees in the UK are taking vacation time to catch up on work!
Isn’t that insane?
I’m not really sure what’s happening on the other side of the pond. Are you guys okay?
All kidding aside – burnout is a real problem faced in the workplace.
In fact, the World Health Organization now recognizes it as a real condition. I write all about ways to combat this in my new book, Listful Living: A List-Making Journey to a Less Stressed You.
And although I’m all for efficiency and hard work – I would NEVER recommend taking vacation days to do more work!
Your vacation time should be used as a way to break out of your workplace mindset and come back feeling refreshed.
That’s the whole point! Read more