Here is Why You Need to Leave Shreveport for the Weekend
Do You Feel Your Anxiety and Workload Taking Over Your Life?
For me, it feels like work has doubled. I look forward to vacation more than ever before. I only take one big vacation a year, and that leaves me with not much to look forward to. Why not put some effort into planning a getaway vacation?
Why Are Weekend Getaway Trips Better Than Vacation?
Not only are these weekend trips relatively simple to plan your anxiety isn't hyper-focused on how expensive everything is. Instead of taking paid time off from work and paying for 7 days to stay somewhere, you're opting for a weekend getaway that costs less than half of what a week-long vacation would cost.
Experts Say Weekend Getaways are Good for Your Mental Health
According to TravelAndLeisure.com a weekend getaway lifts our moods, boosts our brains, and reduces stress. Many of us put off these fun getaway weekends because we thought that life would get even more stressful if we took time away, boy were we wrong.
It's time to pay attention to our mental health and the good news is we don't need to go far.
Last Year I Sent Out a Mass Text Out to See Who Wanted to Go to Broken Bow.
Everyone that was down for a getaway rounded up their kids and spouses and loaded up their crew for a 2 1/2 hour drive to Broken Bow, Oklahoma. It took little to no planning on our end. We all picked a cabin and paid each other for the stay and groceries and it was so easy it almost felt like we were missing something.
Pick Somewhere Where It's Far Enough to Feel Like You Got Away
The drive was not bad at all. In fact, it was good to get away and use the windshield time to clear the mind.
The Best Part About Sneaking Away to a Place Like Broken Bow Is Bad Cell Phone Reception.
My Snapchat wasn't loading, I was getting text notifications much later than normal and the point of my phone was kind of useless. So I used it to take videos and play music. That was very liberating.
Tell Your People It Is Time for a Much-Needed Weekend Getaway
The memories are forever, and your mental health will thank you.