I’ve often found that returning to work after a long and restful vacation is one of the most depressing feelings on earth. I know you’re supposed to feel refreshed and relaxed after vacation, but for me, going back to work is what I dread most about vacation. It’s not like I’m thinking about work during my vacations, but when I’m back at work I can’t help but remember how much fun I was having the week before.
Recently, I’ve taken a hiatus from my day job so that my fiancée could start med school in another city. And although I still work about four hours a day, every day is almost like a vacation for me. I’m not living it up per se like I do when I’m on vacation but it’s more of a vacation from work. After I’m done with my morning routine, I’m free to go to the beach(it’s been hot as hell lately), read in the park or by the pool, exercise or play golf. That sounds like the perfect vacation to me and in fact it’s pretty much what I did on my last vacation. [Read more…]