When Henry Ford realized that the very people he needed to buy his vehicles, were always at work, he figured that they needed a break from work to spend their money, so the 5 day work week was instituted. It was never intended as something ‘good’ for people, instead it was good for retailers.
We get excited for weekends and holidays without realizing it is part of an economic plan by merchants. Sure we’re happy to go off with the family on a weekend trip to Disney, and that’s what Disney planned along with the manufacturing and marketing companies. That does not mean you should avoid weekends or holidays, but control the spending and avoid debt.