Are You Taking Enough Breaks?
It's true - breaks are important. And we know in order to get through your seemingly endless list without burning out, taking a breather is a necessity. Our advice? Stop for a quick break and while you're at it, take this quiz. We'll give you a tip to help you fit more breaks into your day.
When do you usually take a break during the day?
Early morning - first I drink coffee, then I do things
Later in the afternoon
A break? Who has time for that?
What prevents you from being able to take a break?
I have kids, so I have to leave a little early.
I'm being watched. My boss is a major hoverer.
Too much work to do, so I feel guilty and I just don't have time.
Nothing, because I don't need one.
I am comfortable taking breaks. Nothing prevents me from it.
How do you feel when you miss your break?
Unmotivated - Ugh... Do I have to work? I'm so ready to go home.
Exhausted - I'm just resting my eyes for a minute.
Accomplished - I've had so much time to work!
Unaffected - No break? Doesn't affect me.
How about when you finally take a break? How do you feel?
Refreshed - More ready than ever to take on the day!
Sleepy - zzz... Now I need a nap.
Frantic - There's just too much to do! Why did I take a break?!
No difference - Breaks or no breaks, I feel the same.
Why are breaks important to you?
Socializing - Let's talk! I want to chat with friends.
Fresh air - I like to go outside. So refreshing!
Food - I'm not myself when I'm hangry.
Health - nothing better than a healthy mind and body 😀
What would make you feel like you could take more breaks?
A manager/leadership who supports breaks
Fewer tasks on my plate
Scheduled social hours with colleagues
I'm happy with my breaks; nothing needs to change
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