We are mentally, emotionally and physically healthier when we enjoy planned time away from work.
GULF SHORES, Ala. (PRWEB)
December 26, 2017
There are many well-known reasons to take a vacation. Among numerous other benefits, vacations relieve stress, help you focus, make you happier, strengthen relationships, and make you more productive when you return to work.
But it’s important to remember that simply taking time off does not guarantee a vacation will be successful. To fully reap the benefits, there are a few things you should do before, during and after your vacations, said Bill Watts, employee relations manager for SH Enterprises Inc., the parent company of Gulf Shores, Ala.-based Meyer Vacation Rentals. Meyer Vacation Rentals manages more than 1,100 beach vacation houses and condos in Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan and Orange Beach, Ala., and Perdido Key, Fla.
Watts is responsible for counseling and assisting employees with work-related or personal concerns and providing employee support as needed. His services are one of the many ways SH Enterprises Inc., recently voted one of the Best Companies to Work for in Alabama in 2017, works to help employees stay happy, healthy and productive.
“It’s very important not to let work cause stress in our personal and family lives—not just for ourselves but also for our families. When someone gives everything to their job, something is left out. And, most of the time, it’s our families,” Watts said.
Watts entered the ministry as a pastor in 1976 but also held a job in the corporate world and attended college at the same time. As a minister, he provided support to members of his congregation while also managing his own busy work and family life.
As he worked, attended school and raised a family, retired from the ministry and one corporate…