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Why Is Taking Breaks Necessary

Taking Breaks Found To Improve Attention

Have you ever felt like you needed to take a break to keep your attention? And, have you often fought the urge thinking that you needed to concentrate harder — only to end up losing your focus? New research suggests you should have listened to you...

8 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Take That Lunch Break

Editor's Note: This article is part of "10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015." Read the full list here. I’ve noticed that the way I spend my lunch break affects how productive I am for the rest of the day: how quickly I get started once I get b...

Take Breaks Regularly To Stay On Schedule - Workstation

WANT to be more productive? Keep your nose to the grindstone, or your fingers on the keyboard and your eyes on the screen. Because the more time you put in, the more you’ll get done, right? Wrong. A growing body of evidence shows that taking regul...

Taking A Break From Technology Is Sometimes Necessary

I just returned from vacation. My wife and I spent the last nine days with her family in Ireland. It was amazing. I was forced to take a much-needed break from technology. No computer. No cell phone. Just me, a good book, and the open Irish road. ...

You've Been Taking Breaks All Wrong. Here's How To Do It Right.

Next time you're plowing through a days-long pile of work, barely looking up from your computer, consider this: Breaks are scientifically-proven to boost focus and productivity. A 2008 University of Illinois study found that the brain's attentiona...

Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime

Every now and then during the workweek—usually around three in the afternoon—a familiar ache begins to saturate my forehead and pool in my temples. The glare of my computer screen appears to suddenly intensify. My eyes trace the contour of the sam...

The Secret To Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off

As a college buddy was recounting a great trip to Europe, something snapped inside Jeff Platt. "It was like all of a sudden I woke up," recalls the CEO of Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park. Though only 24 at the time, Platt was exhausted. He'd been ...

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Why Taking Time Off Is Good For Your Brain

It's Sunday evening but instead of relaxing with your family, you're sitting in front of your home computer. There are just a few emails you have to send out before the week starts, a couple of projects you want to complete in the quiet before the...

Why You Need A Break And How To Take One | Teamgantt Blog

Breaks are important for every conceivable reason. If you fail to take breaks, you’ll erode productivity, turn out poor work, dampen creativity, diminish enjoyment, act like a monster, and eventually burn out. Not taking a break is one of the wors...

Are Occasional Breaks From The Pill Necessary?

Almost every woman I know has been on the pill at some point in her life, and many of us started when we were under 20 years old. It has many health benefits, such as preventing unwanted pregnancies, decreasing the risk of ovarian cancer, and alle...

Mit Center For Academic Excellence: Tooling And Studying - Effective Breaks

Even as an MIT student, you can't study all the time. In fact, we learn better by switching gears frequently. Here are some tips for breaking up your study time effectively.

Why You Need To Take A Vacation (Even When You Can't Afford One)

Some people just don't know when to take a break. They work themselves like dogs, thinking that they can't afford or don't deserve to take a vacation. In 2008, I was forced to rebuild my entire business from scratch. The failure and need for cash ...

Give Yourself A Break--It's More Than A Luxury

We all need to take a break sometimes, but many people leave their vacation time unused, or come back needing to take a break from their vacations! Learn why it's important to take a break from work, stress, and your daily routine, and learn how t...

Should You Take A Break From Working Out?

However, that all-or-nothing approach to exercise is what Stefani and other exercisers really need to rid themselves of, says Barbara Bushman, Ph.D., a professor of kinesiology at Missouri State University. “Rest can be just as important to fitnes...

Rest And Meal Breaks

All employers are required to provide employees with rest and meal breaks which: However there are no specific rules for how long, or when, rest and meal breaks should be. Employers and employees should bargain in good faith over the timing and le...

Taking A Break For Self Care - Hard But Necessary - Intuitive Souls Blog

Last week, I wrote about the depression I’m going through.  It was hard to admit, but I didn’t feel good about staying “in the closet” about being sad and overwhelmed. For me, because I’m “spiritually aware”, I tend to feel guilty about being sad....

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Why Is Taking Breaks Necessary

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