Psychologists reveal how to hold on to those holiday vibes for longer so it is possible to bring your holiday positivity back to the real world with you.
How to keep happy holiday vibes alive when you get back to 'normal life'
The first day after a holiday can be rough. You felt like a new you while you were away - you were calm, relaxed, and read a tonne of books.
Now, you're back to reality - with too many emails to open, a tan that's fading fast, and somehow you feel well and truly exhausted already. The post-holiday blues are setting in.
If only it was possible to bring your holiday positivity back to the real world with you. We asked psychologists how they think we can hold on to those holiday vibes for longer...
What makes holidays so good?
A good starting point is to think about why we might feel brighter on holiday in the first place.