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 Chacala, Mexico. Photo by Kathleen Franks

Chacala, Mexico. Photo by Kathleen Franks

Take a break! Maybe you can’t jet off to the beach right now, but you can close your eyes and imagine you’re there. And while you’re at it, get up and walk around - wherever you are - in the office, at home, whatever you’re doing, don’t just sit there. Sitting for more than twenty minutes can be harmful to your health! Maybe you’re saying, “I’m right in the middle of an important project and I have to remain focused.”

Recent studies reveal that your brain will make better connections and discover new ideas if you take a break.

Here’s a link to an article in Fast Company, “Why you need to stop thinking you are too busy to take breaks.” Read it after you take a break...

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