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Human beings are naturally emotional and must stay self-critical in order to feel a full range of emotions to be healthy and productive.
To stay emotionally well, it has been found that pre-emptively taking breaks before they are needed can be an effective method to strike the perfect balance at work.
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The optimal stress level for people to reach peak productivity is when they’re under some stress but not overloaded.
If stress levels are entering the red-zone, taking breaks has been found to be an incredible regulator in maintaining, or reducing, s...
When you stop fully concentrating on one thing and take a break from the problematic task, your subconscious mind is still working away in the background finding a solution.
Higher levels of stress often correlate with overthinking a particular subject, so if you want to make concrete lo...
Physically, after strenuous exercise, our bodies need ample rest and balanced nutrition for our muscles to recover and grow stronger and bigger.
After hours of intense concentration on a particular subject, puzzle or problem, we need to give our “focus muscles” enough time to rest and re-...
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The human brain just wasn’t built for the extended focus we ask of it these days.
The fix for this unfocused condition is simple—all we need is a brief interruption (aka a break) to get back on track.
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