Three in five employees even worked while on vacation, so what drives an employee to skimp on their vacation?
- many employees feel the need to get things in order or up-to-date before they leave and likewise deal with work that accumulated in their absence when they return, even before going back to work.
- That feeling of loosing control, or that no one else can do their job.
- Their need to show they are completely devoted to their job and employer
- or the lack of funds to pay for a vacation.
- Vacations can help improve your sleep. Better sleep allows your body to rejuvenate and repair itself. It also improves your mood which is good for everyone.
- Vacations help reduce back pain and headaches by reducing muscle tension which is a leading cause of these symptoms.
- Vacations stimulate the immune system causing a reduction in Cortisol and adrenaline, both of which are stress hormones.
- Vacations reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. While on vacation a person's blood pressure and blood sugar are lower.
- Vacations make employees more productive allowing them to accomplish 30% greater productivity than when fatigued or stressed.
Make the most of your health and take sometime away from the office!