Set These 5 Boundaries Before You Go on Vacation

Disconnecting from work while on vacation sounds a lot easier than it actually is. Some companies’ cultures may expect you to stay connected, respond to emails, or attend meetings to keep the business moving forward. Yet research and commentary dating back to the 1910s shows that taking vacations — as in, completely disconnecting from work — is critical to lowering burnout, increasing energy and engagement, and improving overall health and well-being, which in turn will lead to more consistent productivity. So, how do you detach from work during your vacation to achieve all these benefits? Here are five tips to set firm boundaries in a professional way. Read More