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Give Yourself a Break

If you spend a lot of time in front of a screen (like I  do), you probably know that you should take a break, even if just to look out the window. 

But if you think turning away from your work briefly is enough, a Washington Post  article on January 5th disagrees.  According to Tara Parker Pope, rest should not be passive.  We need to engage in “active rest” to give our brains a break.  She suggests taking five-minutes doing one of the following:

Exercise—it counts as brain “rest”

Work on a hobby

Take a micro-pause such as three deep breaths before the start of a Zoom meeting.

See wapo.st/47KtVlT for more.


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