“Dr. David Ballard, head of the American Psychological Association’s Center for Organizational Excellence, agrees it’s healthy to unplug—but adds that everyone detoxes differently. Some people prefer to power down completely during their time off, while others feel less stressed if they allow themselves to chip away at work while out of the office. Neither is inherently better or worse, Ballard says, so long as you’re honest about your preferences and set reasonable boundaries.”

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