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How To Stay Focused When Everyone Else Is Going On Vacation

Real talk today – I’ve got vacation brain.

Let’s face it. It’s summer time and everyone is catching sun on the beach…except me. I’m still working that 9-5 grind at the office, filling in the gaps for those gone and it is incredibly hard to stay focused. Anyone with me? I think there’s a term for this feeling…FOMO (fear of missing out)? Yea, that’s totally me right now.

My husband and I have started a tradition where we take our big vacations every October after the summer travel seasons have died down and most folks are back to their routines. Now don’t get me wrong, October is an amazing time to travel, but it’s so hard to watch the summer simmer down and come to and end before we step foot on the beach.

So, this vacay brain thing has got to get gone…and I mean fast. October is still a few months away and I can’t waste time being unfocused and daydreaming about my toes in the sand. Easier said than done.

If you are struggling with vacation brain like me, first of all – I’d love to know so that I don’t feel alone and second, here are some tips that will hopefully pull us through till we find ourselves with a drink in our hand by the water. Our time is coming, so let’s do this thing!

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Honeymoon Resort Review: Barceló Maya Palace | Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico Beach

We got married!!!

For many of you married folks out there, I’m sure you can relate to our wedding planning madness. We had almost a full year of wedding planning. What a whirlwind the past few weeks were leading up our wedding day. Looking back it was all such a blur, but one thing I do know is that it was everything we wanted and we had the time of our lives! We left our fairy tale venue that night in route for the beaches of Mexico.  Don’t worry, pictures and a recap of all the wedding details are coming!

We were both beyond excited to venture out of the states to explore new culture, new food and new adventures. In fact, this was the first time either of us had ever been out of the U.S.!

Now, because you asked for it, here is our review on our honeymoon resort: Barceló Maya Palace in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Barceló Maya Palace
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