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  • Writer's pictureDr. CK Bray

The Well-Being Weekend

Does it often feel difficult to disengage from work on the weekend? As many as twenty percent of Americans spend an average of six hours working over weekends and holidays. It is time to reclaim your weekend!

Taking time to relax and rejuvenate from work is crucial for maintaining good physical and mental health. The human body is not designed to work continuously without rest, and neglecting to take breaks can lead to exhaustion, burnout, and even physical illness. Relaxing and rejuvenating from work can take many forms, including taking a vacation, engaging in a hobby, or simply taking time off to do nothing. Regardless of its form, relaxation is essential for recharging the body and mind, increasing productivity and creativity, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Engaging in activities such as exercise, meditation, or spending time with loved ones can also help boost mood and promote relaxation.

Relaxation can improve productivity and creativity. Taking time during the weekend for a hobby, a walk, reading a book, or even taking a nap helps clear the mind, allowing for fresh and creative ideas to emerge. Studies have shown that taking your weekends to rest and rejuvenate can help improve focus and attention, leading to better productivity and job performance. Additionally, allowing time for rest and relaxation can help prevent workplace burnout. Overall, taking time to relax and rejuvenate from work is crucial for your well-being. Make some relaxing, fun plans for the weekend that do not include WORK!






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