Can You Detach on Vacation?
Do you sufficiently detach from work while on vacation? Many employees don’t maximize the health benefits of a vacation because of a gripping need to stay plugged in despite no need for it. Using self-awareness and self-monitoring, resist the desire to stay on the laptop while others head for the luau. Consider that your employer will benefit more from your refreshed spirit and renewed energy upon your return to work. For some, detachment can be a serious challenge and feel awkward. However, in your quest for achievements, consider "work-life balance" one of the most important. The rewards are more quality time with loved ones, reduced risk of burnout, and experiencing the surge of creativity that follows a deserved rest.
The Life-Work Connections Employee Assistance Program is brought to you by Well-U, helping eligible individuals to assess issues, and provide short-term counseling and referrals.
Keith Stein |