When you need a break

Nobody can churn out great work without taking an occasional breather. Dan Pink, author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, has read the research and distilled the science into his latest short video, “These are the 5 ways to make your breaks more replenishing.”

And here are a few past posts preaching the powers of the well-timed and well-executed break, one from study skills author Cal Newport, the other from Brad Stulberg, who wrote a book about achieving peak performance.