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Regular exercise improves our metabolism and increases energy levels. But many feel that including exercise within the workday is asking for too much—and that’s why using a longer break for simple exercise is so effective. Simple exercise could include a 20-minute power walk or a bike ride of similar length.

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The Pomodoro Technique

Pomodoro is doing focused work in 25-minute sessions throughout the day. After each session, take a five-minute break. After completing four consecutive Pomodoros, take a 20 to 30-minute break.

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  • Decide on a task you would be working on, typically in a 25-minute window
  • Take a 3- 5 minutes break post that
  • Hit another session of Pomodoro, repeat until 4 Pomodoro
  • Take a longer Break 15–30 minutes
  • Repeat

When we set up a small goal like 25 minu...

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How long should you sleep?

The actual amount of time depends on your body’s needs, but your goal is to wake up feeling refreshed. While you’re sleeping, your body is doing the essential maintenance required. 

Your cells are repairing, your brain is processi...

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