1Take a break because you can perform better at work when you get back. Fatigue makes relationships with stakeholders chaotic. You have a duty to be on top of the job.

2Take a break because your office is hardly the place to generate new ideas, approaches and problem-solving techniques. You cannot be clear, creative or inspired under pressure.

3Take a break because it allows you to leave your comfort zone and test your mentorship skills.

4Take a break because you feel better, sleep well and your mood is lifted. Your stress and anxiety are lower. Research says you increase your rate of dying by 21% when you do not take annual vacations.

5Take a break because new ideas and exotic vistas can strengthen your brain’s neural connections and stimulate mental activity. The benefits of emotional stability and mental relaxation after a vacation will put you at the top of your game.

6Take a break because it offers you an opportunity to truly think about things that matter, like family. Whether it is by reflecting or planning, it gives you a sense of peace and warmth you would never get in your workplace.

7Take a break because you deserve the change and pampering. A recent study showed that people who took a vacation were happier than those who did not.

8Take a break because you will probably meet lots of new people. You can discover new leads, explore potential new markets, plan revenue generating ventures, and new partnerships.

9Take a break because holidaymakers get consistently better grades on their performance assessment, and greater job satisfaction, making them more likely to stay with the company.

10Take a break because it gives you time to reflect and open yourself to new possibilities. You can see the world from a holistic angle and gain better perspective of life as you return to work.

11Take a break because you become more creative afterwards. That is why many workers or busy people get their best ideas away from work or the office space.

12Take a break because it pushes you to get out of your comfort zone and experience something new that’s good for your body, mind and those around you.