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Elizabeth Scott, M.S.

Need A Vacation? (Perhaps more than you think!)

By June 11, 2013

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Vacations are an important part of enjoying life and staying relaxed and effective in your job and your life. They need to be grand and expensive, but they work better if they contain a few key ingredients--otherwise, you could literally come back from your vacation needing a vacation! See what they are, and find ways to work them into your next break.
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Why We Need Vacations
Feel like an annual vacation is a luxury that you can't afford? Here's why vacations are not only fun, but necessary! Read up on research-proven benefits to vacations.

How To Reduce The Stress of Travel With Kids
Whether you're trying to coax an antsy toddler to stay sitting (and quiet!), answering the endlessly asked question, "How much longer now?," or desperately trying to avoid being the parents with the screaming baby, travel with kids can be stressful! Luckily, these steps can greatly cut down on your travel stress so you can really enjoy your trip.

Quick and Cheap Vacations
If you can't take days off of work and go somewhere exotic, here are some ideas you can do in a weekend, and feel like you really had a break!

What are the best ingredients to include in a vacation? The worst? Write your comments in the 'comments' section, and pass this blog onto your friends and family using the 'share' button. Have a great week!

June 14, 2010 at 2:09 pm
(1) E says:

DO bring a good novel and get lost in it.
DON’T bring work with you.

June 16, 2010 at 7:00 pm
(2) Janet says:

I’m all about keeping vacations the right length. Taking too long of a time might seem like a good idea, but then you have more to catch up on when you get back, and that can add stress. I like to take shorter breaks, and then I can have more of them!

June 22, 2012 at 5:19 pm
(3) Kate says:

I’d love to take a vacation but don’t have anyone to vacation with. I’ve been divorced forever and used to take vacations with my daughter but now that she is older and on her own and has a boyfriend and a full-time job, she would prefer to spend her time off with the boyfriend. (Can’t blame her!)
I don’t have anyone in my life and just moved to a new state so I don’t have any friends here.
Any ideas?

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