Vacations are great for the body-mind-spirit because they
allow you to regroup, rejuvenate and
reconnect with yourself
and your loved ones.
Breaks in your every day
routine also allow you to create
more balance in your personal and professional life.
Here are 5 Great Getaway Ideas
1. Make a date with your
significant other. Try a
Zagat-rated restaurant that provides an atmosphere
conducive to romance and relaxation.
2. Plan a weekend getaway. Check Groupon for great deals.
If you live in Southern
California, the Coachella Valley
has some fantastic packages at 5 Star
Hotels. On your
iphone, check out: visitpalmsprings.com.
Google anywhere you'd like to go and search for deals
in that particular area.
3. Connect with your
significant other, girl or men friends.
Rent a movie and make it a pizza & salad night at home.
recipes, visit my blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com.
4. Connect with yourself.
Plan a day of pampering at a
local day spa. Many spas, when you purchase a package
or even just a
treatment like a massage, allow you to use
the Jacuzzi, the sauna, and the gym.
In addition, many
spas offer manicures, pedicures, facials and hair treatments
and even serve lunch or have lounge chairs where you can
sit outside an enjoy the beautiful outdoors in a serene setting.
5. Pack a picnic and take a
scenic drive along the coast or
to the mountains. Visit my blog at SimplyDeliciousLiving.com
for recipe ideas.
Whatever you do, let
people know that you're taking some
time. Try to live minus the electronics (computers,
ipads, iphones, etc.) as
much as you can. If possible,
away from turning on the TV. Try
with nature and with yourself and those around you.
Taking regular breaks keep
your spirit aligned and
Studies have shown that when you
take a break, you're able to deal with
life's issues in
a more productive fashion.
Vacations and short trips have also been known to
strengthen bonds with friends and family. If you're a
creative person, getting away from it all may just well
stimulate the imaginative process.
If you allow yourself some
time off from work, you'll
find that when you return, you'll be more
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