Here are the top six reasons we take a sick day when we’re not really sick . . .
1. To rest and relax.
2. To spend time with family.
3. To run errands.
4. To avoid traveling to work in bad weather.
5. To hang out with friends.
6. To avoid a specific work event, like a meeting or presentation.
80% of people who’ve faked a sick day said they do it once a year at most. 5% do it at least once a MONTH. 74% of us feel guilty about it, and 26% feel no guilt at all. (HR Dive)