Are you in need of a mental health break and need a staycation vacation in the city of Toronto? Whether you have just been working on school, your home office, or have been feeling stressed, anxious, irritable, low energy, and on the verge of a breakdown, this may be time to call for a short break from your usual work environment and stay in a suite to recover. Burnouts are a serious issue in the mental health community, and when you are living with your entire household and the lines between personal and professional work are blurred when you are always “online” it becomes difficult to take an actual break and focus on yourself.
You may not be looking for a hot in the sun vacation. But maybe a place to “work with a view” or just a short road trip into the city. Well, this article is perfect if you are considering that mental health staycation. We will look at signs and symptoms, stress-relieving activities for home, and sanctioning with Avalon Suites located in Yorkville, Toronto.
Signs and Symptoms of Burn Out
Burnout is when you are in a state of mental, emotional, or physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. You may be feeling overwhelmed that you cannot catch a break and the work keeps piling, emotionally drained, and unable to meet those constant demand deadlines. As this continues, you may be feeling unmotivated and too tired or distracted to move forward. Burnout makes you less productive, leaving you feeling resentful and helpless, and close to just giving up. These are negative signs and effects of burnout that can occur at home, in schoolwork, or even in social life.
Because of the consequences, you should know what signs and symptoms to look out for throughout your daily routine. Some common signs of burnout mentally, emotionally, and physically include a sense of failure and self-doubt, withdrawing from responsibilities, decreased feeling of satisfaction in your work, taking out frustrations on family or co-workers, and self-isolating from others.
Stress Relieving Activities
Dealing with burnout requires the “Three R” approach:
Recognize. Watch for the warning signs of burnout.
Reverse. Undo the damage by seeking support and managing stress.
Resilience. Build your resilience to stress by taking care of your physical and emotional health.
You can start proactively investigating burnout and acting by limiting interactions with negative people, making new friends with co-workers or finding a cause of community that is meaningful to you, and reaching out and spending time with your favorite people.
The next steps can be taking some time off and finding a balance and value in your work.
And you can reevaluate your priories, get more sleep, set hard boundaries, relax and take frequent breaks, and take time off your technology to find a new hobby.
And you can reevaluate your priories, get more sleep, eat healthy, drink water, set hard boundaries, relax and take frequent breaks, and take time off your technology to find a new hobby.
Advantages of Staycations
Staycations are Affordable – Unlike domestic and international vacations that require you to spend money on hotels and airfare, a staycation could be at a local or closest city hotel like Avalon Suites Yorkville.
Reduced Time Travel – Even better is that it could be a mini road trip, reducing the times and stress of remembering where you parked, the boarding tickets and time, and all the stress of packing and hoping you do not forget anything important
Pets – Many short-term rental suites allow friendly, small, well-trained dogs – perfect if you bring your emotional service dog or family furry member. Just remember to ask your host first.
No Jetlag – Forget the international travel and time zone changes, with a small roach trip, you do not have to worry about the time change and be set to do as you please as you check-in.
Be a Tourist – A staycation allows you to be a tourist in your own city or country without the expense. You can do anything on your own time, visit shops and patios on your bucket list, and sleep in.
Refresh – Staycations are great for short breaks from home and family. You would not feel tired coming from an international trip and is perfect if you are looking for some self-care or want to spend some time away from it all.
If you need a short staycation in the city after working long weeks at the home office, need a new perspective, or is planning to start school or a work project and just need some space for yourself – mentally and emotionally, a book to stay with us here at Avalon Suites Yorkville. Avalon Suites will be sure to give you your own private suite.
There are also many advantages to staying with Avalon Suites Yorkville. Each of our suites comes with a fully furnished kitchen with kitchen appliances such as a microwave, stovetop, fridge, freezer, kettle, toaster, and Nespresso machine. Suites also have an in-suite washer and dryer, a Smart Tv, and complimentary Wi-Fi, access to a gym and fitness Centre, conference room, and concierge service.
While you are staying with us here at Avalon Suites Yorkville, check out our guide: Best Patios to Visit in Downtown Toronto for Travellers on local places to dine in.
Avalon Suites Yorkville
More than a hotel room, Avalon Suites have more than 2x the space and are fully furnished. In Avalon Suites, you will be able to find amenities not available in a hotel room. Such as a cooking stovetop, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, toaster, Nespresso machine, and microwave. Need to do laundry? We also have an in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer for your convenience. Avalon Suites offers more than just a fully stocked kitchen, staying with us includes access to a fitness center and gym, concierge service, and meeting facilities. Suites also have sweeping views of city views of Yorkville, Toronto, modern furniture, and friendly working spaces. Including complimentary wi-fi, smart tv with access to cable, Netflix, YouTube, Prime, and more.
Located within walking distance to Wholefoods, Avalon Suites is perfect for your employee corporate relocation. You can make grocery shopping trips and cook up meals in your kitchen just like if you were at home. If you are not in the mood to cook, Yorkville is surrounded by several takeout's and dine-in restaurants, check out our blog Best Restaurants for Takeout Near our Short-term Rentals for more. And looking for an experience while you are in Toronto and want to explore? Look at our blog Things to do Around Bloor-Yorkville for local tourist destinations to visit on your days off.
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