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Do You Get Anxious on Your Days Off?

I was talking to a bunch of people who admitted feeling some anxiety when they take some paid time off. It can be hard to transition from work mode into vacation mode when you're used to the daily grind. What about you — do you get anxious on your vacation days?

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Deidre Deidre 6 years
Absolutely not. I work really hard the 2 weeks before I take any vacation to finish up projects or start passing off ongoing items to co-workers. So perhaps I'm anxious before a vacation and after I return, but never while I'm gone.
socalbeachgal socalbeachgal 6 years
I get anxious the day before I head back to work after a vacation; don't want to deal with my in-box!!
amber512 amber512 6 years
I get anxious on work days. Never my days off!
WeTheLiving WeTheLiving 6 years
Nope. I'm like auntiemay, only thinking of going back to work makes me anxious. Vacation days were meant to be used and I don't feel bad at all.
hibiscus96818 hibiscus96818 6 years
I get anxious because A) I know that one of my co-workers is going to end up calling me and I am going to have to have to walk them through some process and B) I know that I will have an inbox FULL of emails and paperwork to catch up on when I get back to the office after vacation.
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 6 years
I only feel anxious when I think about how much work I will need to catch up on when I get back!
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 6 years
uggg i get anxious! i feel like i need to do something productive!
janetmouse janetmouse 6 years
LOL...not at all...I could have 365 days off a year and be perfectly content :-)
le-romantique le-romantique 6 years
I really despise days off, isn't that horrible? I feel like I could be doing anything but relaxing. . .
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