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Reuters offers insight into feeling of guilt over taking vacation

Reuters provided insight into the pervasive sense of guilt familiar to many of us over taking a vacation and offered a few tips to get rid of the guilt and savor our much-needed down time: Admit you are not indispensable; realize recharging is as important as working; and get creative. "In America we have such a strong work ethic, that we have a hard time justifying allowing ourselves to relax," says Dr. Susan Whitbourne, a psychology professor at University of Massachusetts Amherst (ironically, reached during her vacation on Cape Cod, Massachusetts). And this guilt is seeping into our vacation-taking habits, with the number of vacation days Americans take sinking to an all-time low.

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Topics of Interest: Lifestyle & Entertainment
Type: Reuters Best
Regions: Americas
Countries: Kazakhstan