“There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” —Alan Cohen
It’s summer and I’m planning a week-long vacation. As I get ready, I wonder to myself if other entrepreneurs and small business owners have the same difficulty when it’s “time to go.”
Of course, I know it’s actually the perfect time, but even so it’s pretty hard to disengage from the “work time” mindset.
Time away from our everyday routine can reset our minds and recharge our spirits. In fact, studies have shown that taking time off increases productivity, which makes perfect sense when you think about it. “All work and no play” and all that.
But no matter which way you slice it, vacations are for getting away from it all, recharging, spending time with family, going new places, and expanding our geographic horizons.
In this post, I want to share some ways to get the most from your vacation even when there’s a lot going on in your life—because let’s face it, there always is.