Archives for July 2012

5 Reasons to Take Vacation

  July is the unofficial start of the summer vacation season for a lot of us.  The children are out of school and we start to think about taking a welcome respite from work to enjoy lazy days relaxing away from our daily routines and responsibilities.  Being away from your work and routine allows the body time to replenish and repair itself. A Harris poll indicates that only 14% of Americans will take a vacation of two weeks or more this year.  And, according to a recent poll from Rasmussen Reports, an astounding 72% of workers said they would check in via e-mail occasionally - if not every day - while on vacation. A vacation is meant to be a restorative time and a protection against the ill effects of stress and physical … [Read more...]