Tips For Year Long Summer Winter Breaks Essay

976 Words Sep 2nd, 2016 4 Pages
8 tips for year-long workaholics during summer/winter breaks

Not to brag, I’m just returning from my vacation and this time I actually enjoyed it. As a freelancer than a co-founder of a startup, I understand the guilt and anxiety of taking vacations. How could I step away from building up my business and career?

Here’s what snapped me out of it: workaholics are more vulnerable to a loss mental and physical health, and are less productive. If you think about it, vacations are a work necessity. If you have trouble loosening up, here are some tips that helped me let go during my cruise trip:
1. Tie up loose ends before your vacation
Prepare yourself for a good time before you clock out. But how? Calm any anxieties you might have of missing opportunities by setting up a vacation email message before going on your vacation.

Let people know that you cannot be reached, when you’ll return and who they can reach in case of an emergency. This assures your potential or current clients that you aren’t ignoring their emails. This simple step gives you the time to relax. Below is a straightforward template you could use but you could be more creative depending on your profession:

[Your Greeting]

I will be out of the office from (Starting date) until (End date).
If you need immediate assistance please contact (Contact Person).

Kind Regards,
[Your Name]
2. Go on an adventure
Cross a destination off your bucket list. Make the most of your vacation and go somewhere you’ve always…

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