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Been with the firm 5 years. Leaving for m vacation tonight and not taking my laptop with me for the first time ever. Such a strange feeling

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But also a sad realization that I've allowed work to control most of the aspects in my life.

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Please don't do this OP. Take your laptop with you.

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I kind of like checking email on vacation. I spend 10 mins a day while on vacay running trough my e-mail and then don't check it again. Makes me less stressed to return to work

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But what if something major happens?

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Have you started worrying about your utilization?

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TROLLS

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Good for you!

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A1, why? A3 yes bringing my phone but temporarily stopping email sync. The thought of reading an email on vacay will snap me out of my relaxation vibes.

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Your review will suffer for not working during your vacation...

Me too, and the reason is the electronic travel ban! Hurray!

But are you bringing your phone?

There's nothing wrong by enjoying your vacation! You deserve a break! Don't take the computer.

I've taken many working vacations where I work for 1-3 hrs every 1-3 days but I never take my work laptop, always bill those hours, and I like it that way... Easier when i return

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