Breaks

Paradox: How Idle Time at Work Can Improve Productivity

Regular, pre-planned "microbreaks" can keep you focused and energized, and at the top of your game.

Aytekin Tank

· 8 min read

Add Years to Your Life with These 4 'Work Break' Apps

Are you notoriously bad at periodically standing up from your desk or resting your eyes after staring at your computer screen? These tools can help.

Hayden Field

· 5 min read

3 Ways to Survive Being Promoted

Promotions are your reward for being driven, which means you are probably your own harshest supervisor.

Alexander Maasik

· 4 min read

7 Simple Ways to Get Into a Flow State When Writing

Don't let writer's block hold you back. Listen to your body and mind so you can perform at your best.

Dan Scalco

· 5 min read

6 Science-Backed Ways to Make Your Office More Productive

Consider adding some Gerbera daisies to your office, plus plenty of natural light and LED lighting.

Moe Kittaneh

· 7 min read

The Best Ways to Use Breaks to Be More Productive (Infographic)

To be your most productive self, take a step back from your work.

Rose Leadem

· 2 min read

10 Telltale Signs You Need a Break From Work

There is nothing particularly noble or even productive about job martyrdom, so give everybody a break by taking one yourself.

John Rampton

· 7 min read

Boost Productivity by Getting More Rest and Working Shorter Days

The evidence is mounting that working until you're groggy is a losing strategy.

Dan Dowling

· 3 min read

7 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break (Infographic)

Breaks are important. Learn how to use them wisely.

Rose Leadem

· 1 min read

5 Reasons I'll Never Work In An Office Again

Why go to the office when you could save $2,600 in commuting costs each year?

Han-Gwon Lung

· 6 min read

Is 'Paid Time-Off' Actually Possible?

Employees are so attached to work you may have to pass actual policies to pry them from their office email.

Matt Straz

· 6 min read

5 Ways to Get Your Creativity Flowing When You Need It

Sometimes, creativity strikes out of nowhere but you won't get much accomplished waiting for it to.

Tor Constantino

· 5 min read