Stay Home Because You Are Well Day:
Celebrated annually on every November 30th, the Stay Home Because You Are Well Day is observed with an intent to remind people to take a break when your life or job seems overwhelming. This day also reminds you that people can be unwell emotionally and mentally even if they might be physically well.
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Why Stay Home Because You Are Well Day?
In this modern era, we are all rushing about to get things done and feel drained, eventually losing our interest in everything we do. This day reminds you to break free from this cycle of monotony, take a deep breath, and enjoy your day-on while you are still well.
Many comic viral videos and posts are based on the extent to which employees go, to convince their bosses that they are indeed in need of a sick-leave without a genuine reason. This day is the perfect excuse to take a holiday without having to lie about it when you need to get your batteries recharged.
It’s also very important to be decisive when you decide to tell your boss that you are going to take a day off, even when you are well!. So take a look at your line of work, commitments, and the temperament of your boss, before you leap. See to it that your day off will not cause short term or long term consequences for you.
Bosses can be understanding and may realize that you need a break to come back and rock. On the other hand, they can be very agitated thinking you are irresponsible. Your boss might even think you have gone crazy and may grant you leave on that basis if you are lucky enough.
If you are your boss, then it’s way easier to celebrate this day. All you have to do is convince yourself that it’s time for a break, depending upon your work and situation.
This holiday also prompts you, to be honest about your emotions and to share your burdens and lamentations with someone if you are completely knocked out by the pressures at work. It’s always best to take preventive measures than to actually end-up sick and search for a cure. Even though your boss may not grant you leave, you might be able to get counseling and support or your colleagues may also sympathize with you and help you on this journey. This indeed is the true spirit of this celebration and this day.
How Can You Observe Stay Home Because You Are Well Day?
- Take a break from work
After analyzing the pros and cons you can celebrate this day by calling your work and informing that you won’t be turning up even though you are physically well. Also, state that you are commemorating this holiday to take a break.
- Catch up on those long-forgotten hobbies!
If you have missed out on your favorite hobbies, this is the day!
- Spend the day with loved ones!
Your responsibilities at work may have hindered you from spending enough time with your loved ones. On this day enjoy every moment with your close family and friends.
- Play Cupid to your friends!
If you want to have some fun and kill time, play the cupid. Make a list of all your single friends and match them. You could even make it your status to let your friends know that you care about them. Good luck hiding from them for the rest of your life!
- Donate what you don’t need!
You can also utilize this day to organize your home to create a new atmosphere, and donate the things you are not using.
- Plan a vacation!
Plan your next vacation and let it be your motivation and reward for your hard work.
- Give this day a shout out on social media!
Use #NationalStayAtHomeBefauseYourewellday and post your best photos and videos.
Interesting Facts On Stay Home Because You are Well Day:
Here are some fun facts you can enjoy about Stay Home Because You Are Well Day
- This day is not a bank holiday or a holiday endorsed by the government. It’s a celebration at your own risk.
- If everyone one in the world decide to take leave on the same day it might be a recipe for disaster
- Thomas and Ruth Roy the creators of this holiday have more than seventy copyrighted holidays that are recorded on the annual Chase’s calendar and their web site.
- -Research shows that your productivity increases with more downtime at work.
History Of Stay Home Because You are Well Day:
The day was invented by the creative couple Thomas and Ruth Roy under the banner of Wellcat Holidays and Herbs. The idea behind the holiday is that people can call into work “well” and prevent a charade on how sick they are, to get a leave.