Even though you may be in the office for eight hours a day (although the average American works closer to 9.2), you’re probably not working that entire time. And when you are working, you’re probably not at full productivity.
Thankfully, there’s a simple way to get yourself back up and running at full speed: Microbreaks.
We’ve written extensively on the blog before about the benefits of midday naps and longer breaks. But even short breaks add up. Just one “microbreak” — a pause of 30 seconds to five minutes — improves mental sharpness by 13%.
Check out the infographic below from Online Business Degree for more tips on the benefits of microbreaks and how to incorporate them into your day.