Taking A Vacation Is More Important Than You'd Think

If you're covertly reading this story at the office as if it's NSFW, listen up: Vacations are good for your health. Not taking vacations is bad for your health. And now that pumpkin-spice season is underway and your summer tan's fading, you're probably itching for an escape from reality, whether it's an epic adventure or just a weekend getaway. Not that you need to justify tapping into your PTO bank or buying the plane tickets you've been eyeing, but the facts laid out here support actually doing it.

Watch this video we created with Clinique for all the reasons why traveling's benefits extend far beyond souvenirs and social-media bragging rights. You could even consider it a presentation to share with your boss when requesting vacation days. The only thing left to do now is figure out where you want to go — and if there's room for us.

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