There's a big difference between having a strong work ethic and being a workaholic.
When you have a strong work ethic, it means you have a strong sense of responsibility, you put in your best effort, and you care about the quality of your work -- but you also cut yourself a break every once in a while to recharge. Workaholics, on the other hand, have a hard time taking breaks, cutting themselves off from work, and relaxing.
So if you find yourself having trouble relaxing and not working when you go on vacation, take a look at the infographic below from OnlineHealth. It'll walk you through how to prepare for your vacation so leaving work won't be as stressful, how to avoid the temptation to work when you're supposed to be relaxing, and how to settle back into work again afterward without feeling guilty.
Follow this advice and I'll bet you'll feel happier and healthier in your personal life, and happier, more productive, and more creative at work.
Originally published Aug 19, 2016 6:00:00 AM, updated August 14 2017