If you’re anything like us at Equilibrium Marketing Solutions, you may have assumed that summer vacation is a thing for schoolchildren – not professionals in the working world. While that may be true in an official sense, it’s not the case in real life. Just as much as children, adults need periods of unstructured time that isn’t interrupted by phone calls, meetings, and deadlines. These breaks refresh the mind and stave off burnout. How can you make it happen for yourself?
- Allow for Vacation: Some individuals who are particularly driven may not think they can step away from their work, even for a week or two. Our associates at Equilibrium Marketing Group assure you, this is not the case. While you may be indispensable in your organization, others will be able to pick up the slack for a relatively short period, letting you relax and recharge.
- Plan for Break: We’ve all fallen into the trap of waiting to take our available vacation time until the last minute, resulting in hurried getaways that maximize stress instead of relieving it. We at Equilibrium Marketing Solutions recommend taking the opposite approach. Plan your break as far in advance as possible, and you’ll be more likely to stick to it.
- It Doesn’t Have to Be Pricey: The value of a vacation does not lie in how much it costs to reach your destination. In fact, traveling on a budget can be just as restorative as an expensive trip across the country – or the world. Remember, it’s getting out of your regular routine that matters.
How do you make time for necessary breaks in your schedule?