How to Stop Thinking About Work After Hours

If you're like most Americans, you're really into your job. This is not to say that you absolutely love what you do, but whether you're working in a dream job or one that just pays the bills, chances are that you work too hard. It's not an exaggeration to say that Americans work harder than anyone else, taking less vacation time, putting in longer hours, and even retiring later than those employed in other industrialized nations. So, it's no wonder that we can't seem to stop thinking about work, even when we're not actually there.

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Lunch Break

Some days, you’re too busy to eat lunch, and even when you do get a chance to eat, you don't always get a break to do it in. If you generally wind up eating at your desk, sandwich in one hand while you type emails with the other, it's time to change your ways. Reserve a little time for a real lunch, and you'll be healthier, happier, and more productive.

Taking Regular Breaks Boosts Productivity

At the end of a workday, workers often feel as though they haven't accomplished much in the last eight hours. But, they still feel drained and overworked. A great and easy way to boost productivity is by taking regular breaks. These breaks are especially important if your tasks require problem-solving.