Confession time: I’m not great at taking time away from work.
In April of this year, my wife and I took a vacation, our honeymoon actually. We spent two weeks in Greece eating whatever we wanted, drinking far too much, and sightseeing whenever we felt like it.
We had an absolutely amazing time, and I certainly wouldn’t trade it for anything. But, it was hard.
My initial goal was to disconnect 100%. I didn’t bring my laptop. We didn’t have a cellular signal. I turned off email on my phone. Coworkers knew that I was completely out of touch.
That’s how it started at least.