losing focus, I essentially wasted a good couple of hours sitting at a computer and “working” but actually getting no work done.I got up, turned the computer off, and went for a walk.
It seems counterintuitive, doesn’t it? Walking away when you’ve got a long list of deadlines and time won’t do you the courtesy of just slowing down while you get back in the game.
But I needed it. Then I came back to my computer a couple of hours later and ticked the two highest priority items off that list in less time than I’d spent to achieve nothing earlier on in the day.Taking a break is about so much more than a coffee and a chat.Read more on lifehack.org