Video: Why You Should Disconnect From Work on Vacation
In this era of constant connectivity nearly 70% of employees don’t disconnect from work during vacation and return more drained that before. But work-free vacations can improve your mental and physical well-being.
Regular vacations reduce your risk of heart disease by one-third. In fact, annual vacations cut the risk of heart attacks by 30% in men and 50% in women.
Regular vacations contribute to higher positive emotional levels and less depression and a well rested mind is often more effective and creative. Because vacations remove you from stressful activities and environments you feel happier and less stressed for months as your ability to manage stress improves. Frequent vacationers are more productive than workaholics. As a result, they return to work energized and more motivated to achieve their goals.
So log off, recharge and enjoy your work-free vacation.