Work hard, play hard.

You often hear this amongst the Millennials nowadays.

 They hold YOLO, you only live once, close to their hearts. Hence, they find it necessary to make time to improve their individual wellbeing in the midst of striving towards their goals.

Why are career breaks necessary?

In comparison to the other generations, who typically focus on achieving retirement as early as possible, I believe in working and are taking breaks. Career is like a marathon.

You know the NTUC Income advertisement on sandwich generation? The greatest pressure to afford for children as well as to take care of aging parents. With the average life span increasing over the years, at about 83 years old as of 2017, this is a long term responsibility.

And since it is so, taking breaks can boost wellbeing and mental health.

Most reports suggest that such breaks will certainly bring new perspective, enthusiasm and vigor into the

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