10 Simple Ways to Take a Break

Are you pushing yourself too hard? Maybe you're trying to be productive, maybe you’re trying to prove to yourself - or someone else - that you can do it all, or maybe you're tying to be everything to everyone.

If it's making you feel exhausted, overextended, or overwhelmed, take a break.

10 ways to take a break

  1. Call a friend
  2. Eat a meal (away from your desk)
  3. Spend time with a pet
  4. Listen to some happy music
  5. Take a couple of deep breaths
  6. Go for a walk
  7. Read 10 pages of a good book
  8. Stand up and stretch
  9. Declutter and organize your workspace
  10. Drink some water