Break? - Deepstash


A good rule of thumb is having at least one break an hour and a half. Every 90 minutes, take a 15-minute break. For some people, this is too long – so they might work for 45 minutes and take a five to 10 minute break. It depends on your own individual preferences.

As the day goes by, several things happen in the brain. It actually gets more tired and we deplete neurotransmitters that are necessary for us to focus, have willpower and do productive work. So you need to reduce the working times and increase the frequency of your breaks.

Plus, in your break, things like physical exercise or socialising (even just talking to people on the phone or online) help the brain to replenish quicker than if you are watching the news or browsing social media.


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