While it's no secret that constant stress is bad for your mental and physical health, we often focus on finding small ways to lower our day-to-day stress while ignoring our need to take some time off and recharge. Whether we feel bad that our neighbours can't afford a holiday, or that we're needed too much at the office, there are a lot of reasons we may feel guilty about taking a week off.
Weblog Psychology Today reminds us that holidays are an important part of staying healthy, and that we shouldn't feel guilty for taking them (nor should we chide others for doing the same). Hit the link for more tips on creating an optimal stress-killing holiday, and be sure to share your own tips in the comments. Photo by silverfox863.
The Importance of Vacations to our Physical and Mental Health [Psychology Today]