It also offers the luxury of some time that you would not otherwise have on your hands.
Recently Val Matta posted an excellent article about how to best use your time after you have quit your job.
In the article she offers three ways to use this time and prepare for your next career step:
1. Find yourself.
2. Stay on track.
3. Ask yourself: Is this is a job or a career?
Take time to read the article and prepare yourself to use the time off wisely.