Why You Should Treat Your Weekend like a Vacation

“When people are nudged to treat a weekend as a vacation they return to work on Monday happier than the control group that spent their weekend doing the same-old same-old.”

It turns out not all weekends are created equal.

Carla Fried explains why you should treat your weekend like a vacation based on a study which found people who do so report increased happiness on Monday and were more attentive to the present moment.

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