Americans Need Four Days to Feel Relaxed During Vacation

Study eyes typical US employee

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It takes Americans four days of vacation before they stop thinking about work, according to new research.

A study examining the ways in which people switch off from work and embrace time off found it takes the typical employee a full four days to shake off the stresses of work.

That means Americans spend just 43 percent of a seven-day vacation, or three full days, feeling completely relaxed without nagging worries over work and responsibilities back home.

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