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A "Bad Break" creates a self-perpetuating cycle of stress, fatigue, and low performance. It makes the vigilance decrement flow work against you.
A "Better Break" actually recharges you and allows you to focus once again. It makes the vigilance decrement flow work for you.
The Journal of Applied Psychology and a research from North Carolina State Univeristy showed that workers who take micro-breaks actually lead to higher work engagement.
Employees who are fatigued but take micro-breaks frequently helped maintain their energy levels when taken at the right time.
While working in fast food restaurant , we got three breaks in eight hours shift: 2 15 min smoking break and a 30 min lunch break.
And taking break during daily activities proven to increase energy levels, and highly likely to improve mood.
And people are happiest when exercising, socializing and engaging in spiritual activities.