Why you need to switch off when you go on holiday

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When you are self employed taking holidays where you are not doing any work is incredibly difficult.

The “missing out” fear is all too real! Missing that one life changing email, your post scheduling going out the window & not keeping up to date with day to day paperwork can be hella stressful, until you realise that you are the one putting all the pressure on yourself.

Being self employed means you always have to stay motivated, and working with only yourself there is no one else to pick up the slack for you when you go on holiday.

So the dilemma is; do you try to maintain your work flow, by continuing to post at your usual schedule? Along with all follow up emails, social media posts and stats tracking that is a lot of work to keep up while you are away. Or do you take an actual holiday, relax, recharge and have a complete break from your work?

Like everyone else on the planet you need some time away from your job, no matter how much you love it. Holidays are the perfect time to get some perspective on your life, take a detox from your computer and recharge your own batteries. And I’m not just talking about not checking your website stats, I’m talking full technological break, turning off your email notifications & putting your out of office on, trust me when I say that the world will not end if you haven’t checked your emails in two weeks.

So from today until the 19th of June there will be no new blog posts, but don’t fret, you can follow my USA adventures over on my Instagram, Twitter & Snapchat (username honeypop_kisses), because that’s not work, that’s just life documentation!

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Sunglasses – Accessorize

Shirt – Gap

Shorts – Hottie Wood

Bag – Nica

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