Workers need 3 days 'to get back to normal' following a holiday

Mail Online | 7/30/2019 | Jennifer Newton for MailOnline
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It takes at least three days to 'get back to normal' after a holiday, a study has found.

Research revealed those who take a week off to jet to sunnier climes and relax by the pool take around 72 hours to get back into the swing of things once again.

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And that time increases to four days for a two-week break.

The study, which polled 2,000 adults who holiday abroad, also found it takes two nights for our sleeping pattern to get back to normal while battling jet lag and getting over late nights and long lie-ins on holiday.

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The poll found six in 10 believe getting used to the morning routine is the hardest part of re-joining everyday life after a trip away.

And a third believe it's too difficult to get used to the UK's changeable weather after enjoying sunnier climates abroad.

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Four in 10 also admitted feeling anxious about going back to work after a holiday, with a quarter taking extra days of annual leave to ease themselves back into life.

More than half of holidaymakers also say they 'completely dread' coming back from holiday, as it means they'll have to catch up on household chores and laundry.

Fact - Millions - Brits - Strain

In fact, millions of anxiety-riddled Brits even confess to feeling the strain before they've gone away.

Another 60 per cent believe it's because they've got so much to do to get everything ready before the trip.

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And a further 34 per cent stress about having enough money to pay for everything they'll need on holiday.

One in three respondents, polled via OnePoll, even said they sometimes feel it's not worth going on holiday because it's so stressful before they head off, or after they get back and try to settle into their day-to-day lives once again.

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It also emerged while one third reckon they sleep better on holiday, one in five...
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