CHAPTER 32

Going on Vacation Doesn’t Have to Stress You Out at Work

by Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Vacations are the things that dreams and cruise commercials are made of. Ideally, you come back refreshed, recharged, and ready to go. But sometimes, the exact opposite is true. Who among us hasn’t said at some point, usually the day before we leave, “Trying to take this vacation is so stressful, it would have been better not to go at all!” Sometimes vacation stress is unavoidable, but most times it’s manageable if we prepare for it more strategically. As the owner of a time coaching and training company, I have found that many of my clients tell me that they were able to take their first really refreshing vacation in years by using the following strategies. ...

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