If you feel tired and stuck in a rut at your workplace, maybe it’s time for a lunch break. Nice fresh meal and a cup of coffee will clear your thoughts and give you energy for the following work.
“Never taking a break from very careful thought-work actually reduces your ability to be creative. It sort of exhausts your cognitive capacity and you’re not able to make the creative connections you can if your brain is more rested,” says Kimberly Elsbach, a management professor at UC-Davis who studies the psychology of the workplace. “If you’re skipping lunch to continue to push forward in a very intense cognitive capacity, then you’re probably not doing yourself any favors.”
Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2013/08/02/how-to-make-the-most-of-your-lunch-hour/