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19 Realistic Ways to Fit Travel Into Your Life

Chances are, if you are an American living on this Earth, you probably don’t use all of your vacation days.

Chances are, if you are an American living on this Earth, you probably don't use all of your vacation days.

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After all, a recent survey from Harris Interactive found that Americans only use 51% of their eligible paid vacation time each year. And, sadly enough, that’s actually understandable, because finding both the time and the money can seem like a daunting task.

But you gotta do it. You just got to — because taking time off is crucial for your overall wellbeing.

But you gotta do it. You just got to — because taking time off is crucial for your overall wellbeing.

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To help you make that happen, I asked a bunch of regular, gainfully-employed people in their twenties and thirties what they always do to make sure time off is always on the table. Here are 19 of their best habits — now it’s up to you to steal them as you can for yourself.