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How to Be More Productive by Taking Breaks
Author of THE MINDFULNESS EDGE and SERVE TO BE GREAT
There's a good reason why marathon training regimens include lots of rest in between training runs. The body needs rest in order to repair itself and prepare for the next training run. We all know that our muscles need rest between periods of intense exercise.
Why We Need Breaks: What I Learned in 100 Days Away From Work
entrepreneur, writer, work-life coach // Brit Stueven PR + The...
It's only been five months since my husband and I planted our American feet into Germany for a two-year adventure, and already, my work-life perspectives have radically changed. Physically uprooting from Denver has undoubtedly inspired me to live differently.
The Importance of Downtime
Transformational Leadership Coach, specialising in Personal Pr...
Being a passionate professional, a business owner or an inspired leader (or all of the above), I'm guessing you probably struggle with this as much as I do: getting enough rest, being away from your devices and generally enjoying some peace and quiet on a regular basis.
One Simple Thing That Makes You a Star
Don Joseph Goewey
Author of The End of Stress, 4 Steps to Rewire Your Brain, and...
People don't take breaks partly because of guilt, partly because they are afraid it will cause them to fall behind, but mainly it's because we've been conditioned to keep our nose to the grindstone.
3 Ways To Take A Break And Still Get Things Done
President and CEO, QuezMedia.com
Taking occasional breaks is a healthy way to stay on task and allow your mind to decompress enough to process information efficiently. Fortunately, there are a few ways to take an effective break without necessarily ruining your work streak.
Are You Working at the Right Job? Here's How to Tell
Designer, developer and photographer
During eight years of my career I have worked at more than ten product-oriented companies or agencies -- and I've also had dozens of clients when freelancing. Some of those jobs were terrible, some of them were OK, but almost none made me happy. Up until now.
You've Been Taking Breaks All Wrong. Here's How To Do It Right.
A Year of Pause
Best-Selling Author, World-Class Speaker, Global CEO
As we pause during this unique time of transition, why not resolve to taking back our lives through intentional choices? In 2013, let's choose to pause deeply, treat ourselves kindly, and include pause as a best practice for creating more connection, meaning, and fulfillment.
Why Are We So Bad At Taking Breaks?
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.
Author, 'Full Cup, Thirsty Spirit: Nourishing the Soul When Li...
I wish we could start a cultural movement to reclaim the power of the break. For starters, it might help to recognize that by definition, a break is supposed to happen between things, just as a page break is inserted right within a book's content.
How Hawaiians Reboot Their Brains
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.
President of The Empowerment Partnership; Author of "Find Your...
It's no wonder many people feel low energy, tired and sleep-deprived considering the pace of life and work today. We think we're getting more done, but what we're actually doing is we're keeping the computers -- our brains -- on all the time.
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The Secret to Insight: Letting Go of the Mind
Would Archimedes have had his eureka moment if he'd gone to the baths and immediately started catching up on email while trolling the Internet for half-priced togas?
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