A Working Vacation and Chance to Decompress in Key West

When I first arrived in the Keys, I didn’t have much in mind for what I wanted to do. I had given myself two months to decompress after working at an office job in San Francisco that I despised.

Just Relax

If you’re feeling stuck, or find yourself depleted after a normal day of work, or simply spending time with your family at home, it might be time to use one of those personal days you’ve been saving up and have some time to yourself to de-stress.

On Taking Time Off in the Middle of the Workday

Last year, I had to go through this process of asking for two hours off in the middle of the workday to go hang out with my kid at the volunteer center headquarters, and it was a bigger ordeal than it had to be.