For me, vacations allow me to spend more time taking care of myself. I tend to walk more, eat foods that are more varied, and have more down time to read and rest. I feel healthier. When I return from a vacation, I feel I can focus and concentrate better. I get a clearer perspective on projects I have been working on. It helps me revisit my priorities and just step back and look at what is really important. The time away from home is also good for strengthening family relatio
I love my work and I love my hubby. Sometimes it is important to put the work aside for a few days and just enjoy some “our time”. I try to schedule a couple of days each month for us to just go off and play but sometimes a little more is needed. It’s great to put the daily routine aside and really let go and relax. I find myself laughing more, enjoying food I haven’t prepared, taking in different scenery, and just feeling grateful for this time. I feel healthier and invigora
Part of taking care of me is going away on vacations. I find that if I am at home, even if I have taken a day off from work, I still am working from the office or around my home. I always like to have a vacation planned to look forward to. Once a year or two, I like to take a long vacation and then scattered in between, I like long weekend trips. I really reboot during these times away. I get uninterrupted time with my hubby or any family members we are visiting. I rest more.
School is almost over and vacation time must be coming up soon. I love to travel. Give me an airline ticket and put me on a plane for almost anywhere and I am happy. However, when traveling with a family, a little more planning and organizing will make the vacation less stressful and a happier experience for everyone. First the “when” needs to be addressed. Even in the summer children and adults have busy schedules and obligations. So get out the calendar and find a period of
This doesn’t happen by accident. I made plans and had my vision on how this was going to happen before I left home. I called my family and announced I was on Weight Watchers. I planned what food I carried with me on the trips so that I would be satisfied and not tempted to eat junk food. I held the intention to maintain healthy habits during my vacation while having a wonderful time with my family. They, in turn, found a place for me to weigh in and were very supportive of my