Are you looking forward to your holiday? Of course you are. You are aren’t you?
Or as your family are getting excited are you stressing about how you’re going to keep on top of your business from some sandy beach or beside a pool whilst your family are wishing you’d put your phone or laptop away and join them?
I remember many years ago having my phone confiscated because my email inbox had my undivided attention. I remember my partner telling me that I needed to switch off and relax, which I promised to do but didn’t really manage.
It’s so important for your family that you’re there with them in mind as well as body and that you’re properly enjoying this time that you’re all together.
But it’s also vital for you. You need to switch off. You need to relax. You need your brain to be thinking about other things that have nothing to do with work and more to do with planning the fun you’re going to have that day with your family and what you’re going to have for breakfast.
This is your holiday, your time to relax. This is your family’s holiday and they want you with them. I have known so many people reflect years later on how much QUALITY family time they missed because they struggled to get their head out of work mode.
You also need this for the sake of your health and hence for the health of your business. Here are my 7 tips on how to have the holiday you and your business needs. Continue reading →