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Health Tip: Planning a Stress-Reducing Vacation


HealthDay News
Updated: Oct 18th 2019

(HealthDay News) -- Not all vacations are created equally. Studies show that the happiness gleaned from a vacation is dependent on how stressful it is, says Harvard Business Review.

It found that 94 percent of people have as much or more energy after a positive trip.

To create a positive vacation, HBR recommends:

  • Ask for help when figuring out details, such as transportation.
  • Plan more than one month in advance.
  • Travel far from home. "Staycations" tend to be less meaningful.
  • Meet someone knowledgeable at the destination.