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In his book Go Away: Just For The Health Of It, Dr Mel Byrns writes that for every dollar that companies save on holiday time that is not taken, they lose as much as seven dollars in costs related to employee burnout. This is why it is important to take a holiday. What is more, if you think of a holiday as a mission to explore your interests and hobbies, it will have greater benefits, some of which are listed below.
1. Improved productivity: An Expedia survey found that 45% of Americans felt “they come back to work feeling rested, rejuvenated, and reconnected to their personal life” after a holiday; 35% said “they return from vacation feeling better about their job and feeling more productive.”