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5 Ways to Recharge Your Batteries During the Holiday Break

Are you the type of workaholic that has a difficult time sitting still during holidays? Do you typically go stir crazy during family visits or general downtime? For Type A personalities, taking a break can feel very strange, even as your family members try to detangle you from work emails and phone calls. Who knows, you might just need to sit down and learn how to schedule out your free time in order to get truly relaxed. Take a look at these four ways to really unwind this holiday season.

1. Do something completely non-routine.

Our work rituals can cause us stress, even before we get into the office. Disrupt your usual schedule by sleeping in, eating dessert for breakfast, or by getting tickets for an exciting event. If you have a hard time relaxing, then you might just need to jolt your subconscious into recognizing that it's a holiday break. According to Harvard Business Review, disrupting your everyday regimen can even increase creative thinking. Deviate from your normal routine and do something fun with your family or friends.

2. Seek out wellness experiences.