On vacation? Do a little work.

Doing a little work can make goofing off more fun. 

Research suggests that interrupting a pleasant experience with something less pleasant can intensify a person’s overall pleasure; for example, surprisingly, commercials make TV watching more fun, and interrupting a massage heightens the pleasure it gives. 

If you’re on vacation, mix something tedious into a pleasurable day. Having a little chore amplifies the general feeling of leisure, and doing a little work gives a pleasant sense of accomplishment.


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