10 ways to avoid getting depressed at the end of your holiday

You ‘re back. It was a great summer.

The meetings, the conference calls, the deadlines; they all seemed a thing of the past. The end of your holiday need not be a reason for you to get depressed and start the winter on a low.

Combadi has compiled a list of the best 10 ways helping you avoid getting depressed on your first day back at work. Here we go – give us a smile:

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1. Plan your next holiday.

It is still warm in the south of Europe. Check your holiday allowance and even if you have 1 more day left, book a 3-day getaway for the end of September and why not jet off to a swimming holiday in Spain, a culture trip in Greece or a cycling holiday in Sicily.

2. Organise a team meeting and ask everyone to share their funniest holiday story.

Don’t forget that everyone is feeling as miserable as you do. A bit of relaxing and daydreaming will help improve the office mood.

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3. Call your friends still on holiday

Ask them to share a photo and tag you on it. You ‘ll feel you ‘re there with them too!

4. Post a holiday photo after the end of each conference call on your 1st day.

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5. Take a long lunch. Sit under the sun. Close your eyes for a minute.

6. Research winter sun holidays. There are places close, far, further.. from Morocco, SE, Crete, SE Asia, Australia.

7. Start a hobby. Take up cycling, join the gym, learn painting. And then practice your new hobby on your next holiday.

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8. Leave work early and have a drink. Have a second one.

9. Plan something special for the weekend. Treat yourself to a posh dinner, buy tickets to a good play, visit your nearest beach (if you have one).

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And now… for the biggest stress-buster of them all:

10. Flirt. Just smile to someone on your way home. If they smile back, you never know..

Now stop reading and do some work! And don’t forget to visit combadi for your next holiday travel inspiration.

Asia’s most romantic spots uncovered

Here at Combadi, we want to bring you the best, reach out as far as possible to get you secrets and unique travel experiences from all over the world! Lots have been written about places where you fall in love, places where you never forget and want to take your loved one again & again.. We asked the Asia specialists and here is what they have to tell us…

When you think of romantic destinations, places like Paris, Venice and Rome come to mind. However, these are really obvious places to go and if you are looking for something a bit more unique then head to Asia… There are so many romantic spots in Asia that will mesmerise you and leave lasting memories. Enjoy some romantic moments with your partner on stunning beaches and take in the picturesque scenery. Here are some of the most romantic locations in Asia put together especially for you…

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Ha Long Bay is a UNESCO world heritage site. It’s about a 2.5 hour journey from the capital city of Hanoi. Here you will find a huge bay with thousands of Limestone islets and caves.

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