Your Fix: How to Feel Like You’re Still on Vacation

Emily Lyman has a penchant for organization and ruthlessly keeps only those things that bring her joy. Her life goals are to travel always, read everything, and perfect the selfie. Because let's be honest, posing for a selfie is really the most awkward feeling one can have while taking a photo.

vacationWelcome back to real life. The long weekend is over. The sabbatical has ended. That stress-free respite in your life has disappeared, seemingly never to return.

We’ve all read the studies. Unused vacation days take their mental and emotional toll. Even when we’re on vacation we check email (although sometimes this is a good thing). Trying a new method of reducing stress becomes the norm.

But because this is a daily struggle, the resources on coping are vast. We’ve rounded up just a few of our favorite methods.


Try one, try them all. And if there’s something that works for you and it’s not on this list, let us know! You can find us on Twitter @TipsonLifeLove, Facebook or Instagram.

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