I usually take a vacation once a month for 4 days ONLY and that always has been my all-time goal since life is not only about work, but entertainment/enjoyment and self-improvements/knowledge as well for a happy, blissful and perfect lifestyle.
Have you taken a vacation this year or at least once a year?
Like most of the population, probably not, correct!?
By taking a vacation from work is actually very healthy for our complete whole self!
I just need some time in a beautiful place to clean my head.
In fact, there are so many benefits and advantages to why you should always take a vacation, and if you don’t know, most successful people always take a rest.
But to me, it’s not just while/during on vacation, but after I get back, I feel like a totally different person with maximum motivation, productivity and on fire to take more action than ever.
Plus I seem to love even more of what I do on a daily basis!
And that’s why it is super important to always look forward to taking a vacation at least once or twice a year.
What is to Take a Vacation?
According to a source on Google, it states that a vacation basically means; “a period of time that a person chooses to spend pursuing activities outside of the responsibilities of work and life.”
Which it also means a holiday, a trip, recess, tour, mini-break, career break, leisure, tourism, sabbatical, recreation, stopover, etc.
We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.
When you take a vacation, you’re most likely going to take some time off your daily schedule/routine.
And that includes having your family or friends around, or maybe do like Bill Gates to takes a full week off twice a year which he calls it a ‘Think-Week’,
That means, no connection with family or people, no connection with the internet/phone, no distraction, but ONLY by himself all alone.
This is where all he does is read several books to gain more knowledge and think of new ideas, and according to him, these types of ‘Think-Week’ helped him with new innovations for Microsoft.
Yes, it true that we all need some time alone for many reasons!
Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.
Now the results of taking a vacation once in a while are surely incredible!
What Are the Benefits / Advantages of Taking a Vacation?
I believe every single one of us needs to take a vacation from their daily routine, and that is for many benefits.
Which, some of the advantages/improvements are such as;
- Improves overall general health
- Boosts mental clarity/cognition
- Enhances better sleep quality
- Better overall mental health
- Increases mindfulness
- Does help with depression
- Lowers overall body stress
- May improve your sex life
- Increases mental power – memory
- Generates creativity in all areas
- Less likely to cause heart disease
- Better & more positive outlook to life
- Allows you to appreciate things better
- Helps avoid burnout from workflow
- Feel more motivated & productive – energy
- Should improve relationships with people
- Feel more satisfied with your own job
- Achieve a greater well-being body
- Bigger boost in overall happiness/joy
- Can make you much more successful
- Increases lifespan, longevity & live longer
Now that’s a lot of benefits and overall improvements, right!?
Travel brings power and love back into your life. – Rumi
Final Outcome of Taking a Vacation – My Advice/Tips Based
You should target to take a vacation at least twice a year, every six months or so.
If you can, I would prefer ever 3 months for great results, but if you do plenty of financial freedom like myself, then take it every single month for a maximum of 4 days.
Time is precious, waste it wisely.
Now the reason why I say ONLY 4 days is because based on my own experience if I go over 4 days, it seems to do the opposite of the benefits I showed you above there.
Not only I’ll feel anxious to go back home and get back to work, but I also lose some motivation and productivity and start having unworthiness feelings, which is no good…
That is why I like to go on vacation on Wednesday and be back by Sunday evening and the next day which is Monday, I’m on fire!
I seem to push myself much harder than ever. My mental mindset is clear, ready to get going and I make the best decisions ever.
So do that, take 4 days and but no less than 3 days, which will not be enough based on my experience.
Sometimes I take my family, sometimes I take my friends and sometimes I go alone!
Another thing I want to mention is to of course take a vacation to somewhere new every time to a place you haven’t been before, and I prefer to areas where there is not much of a population like in nature.
When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person. – Aimee Friedman
Make sure to always take photos, have memories, enjoy as much as you can and always feel gratitude for even being able to take a great vacation, which the Universe based on the Law of Attraction will keep making it happen for you by giving you new opportunities when you have a grateful heart.
Focusing on gratitude every single day will change your life as well!
If you want to see how my daily routine/schedule usually goes, click here and check it out!
That is what allowed me to be so successful, wealthy and wise!