Episode 47

Why You Need to Take a Vacation

Published on: 30th June, 2021

There is absolutely nothing to do in Europe in August because everyone is on VACATION. Do you know what Americans are doing in August? WORKING!

In America, you're expected to be a work-a-holic, which is why Americans forfeit on average 217 million vacation days per year! What? Why?

You shouldn’t need a study to tell you that there are real benefits to actually taking the time off that you earned, but since we are literally working ourselves to death listen in to hear four benefits of taking time off from work. 

Drink of the day: It’s the Tequila Sunrise, made famous by Mick Jagger on his Cocaine and Tequila Sunrise Tour of 1972. https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/geoffrey-zakarian/tequila-sunrise-2810699

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Resources and Articles

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/geoffrey-zakarian/tequila-sunrise-2810699

https://www.apadivisions.org/division-28/publications/newsletters/psychopharmacology/2017/07/vacation?_ga=2.155714619.1442993302.1525875167-1891458207.1525875167

https://www.businessinsider.com/3-reasons-europeans-are-way-better-at-vacation-than-americans-2014-8

https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/use-your-vacation-time-0707

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