Talking to yourself as you contemplate taking time off
When you’ve reached the conclusion that you’re going OOO
<insert friendly work perpetrator’s name here>:
Once the OOO auto-responder is set
and you remember
Congratulations on putting yourself first .
And you begin to feel like an entirely new person
You’re probably going receive some pings and work calls..
Breathe it out.
And when you come close to checking your work email, don’t.
Even though we both know you will.
So fix yourself an egg nog and let Home Alone bring on all the feels…
well, kinda (but not really!), but kinda….
The same thing happening all over again next year: