How to Take a Brain Break | Jim Kwik

Research has found that taking breaks can improve your mood, boost your performance and increase your ability to concentrate and pay attention.

When you don’t give your mind a chance to pause and refresh, it doesn’t work as efficiently. You might also be more likely to experience burnout and the health problems that go hand-in-hand with chronic stress.  

“When you take breaks, you can solve problems in fresher ways than you could if you just kept your nose to the grindstone,” he says. “Our brains are like any machine: They need a rest.”

Why Downtime Is Essential for Brain Health