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Feeling scattered

Feeling a little scattered? Time for a “work break.”

  Decades ago, we used to take coffee breaks to escape, if only momentarily, from the stress of continually focusing on one task after another – with few distractions or variety in tasks to provide any mental relief. Today, we need “work breaks” to escape the incessant and cognitively demanding interruptions exacerbated by handheld electronic […]

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Take a break

You deserve a break today

According to one study, a 17-minute break every hour is ideal; but most of us spend most of the day setting at a desk squinting at a computer screen, putting both our productivity and health at risk. People who take breaks in the morning feel more refreshed and less emotionally exhausted than those only taking […]

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