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Ways to take a real vacation

Published on Aug 10, 2023 01:42 PM IST
  • From prioritising our needs to avoiding overscheduling, here are a few ways to take a real vacation.
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The best way to take a vacation is to unplug completely and rejuvenate. The mind should feel fresh, and we should be able to feel calm in a proper vacation. "When you’re on vacation, do you actually take time off and unplug? Or do you anxiously check your phone, afraid you’ll hear from work? Worse, do you come back from a vacation feeling like you still need a vacation because you’re exhausted," wrote Therapist Terri Cole as she shared tips on how to take a real vacation.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 10, 2023 01:42 PM IST

The best way to take a vacation is to unplug completely and rejuvenate. The mind should feel fresh, and we should be able to feel calm in a proper vacation. "When you’re on vacation, do you actually take time off and unplug? Or do you anxiously check your phone, afraid you’ll hear from work? Worse, do you come back from a vacation feeling like you still need a vacation because you’re exhausted," wrote Therapist Terri Cole as she shared tips on how to take a real vacation.(Unsplash)

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We should avoid overscheduling and running around in the place to see everything. We often forget that a vacation is meant to make us slow down and not rush. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 10, 2023 01:42 PM IST

We should avoid overscheduling and running around in the place to see everything. We often forget that a vacation is meant to make us slow down and not rush. (Unsplash)

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We should set clear boundaries for the workplace by setting up away messages and email responses to let people know that we do not want to be disturbed when we are away on a trip. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 10, 2023 01:42 PM IST

We should set clear boundaries for the workplace by setting up away messages and email responses to let people know that we do not want to be disturbed when we are away on a trip. (Unsplash)

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Putting the phone or airplane mode or limiting screen time will help in feeling better and making us enjoy nature more. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 10, 2023 01:42 PM IST

Putting the phone or airplane mode or limiting screen time will help in feeling better and making us enjoy nature more. (Unsplash)

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Things that we usually do not get time for such as getting a massage or having a good sleep should be prioritised. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 10, 2023 01:42 PM IST

Things that we usually do not get time for such as getting a massage or having a good sleep should be prioritised. (Unsplash)

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We should plan a vacation aligned with our expectations and needs, and not what everyone else is doing.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Aug 10, 2023 01:42 PM IST

We should plan a vacation aligned with our expectations and needs, and not what everyone else is doing.(Unsplash)

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