Health tips: Don't take your phone with you when you're taking a break at work

Leave your phone at the desk when you're going for a break (and get a reusable coffee cup!)

IF YOU’RE having a break at work, put your phone away. In an experiment with around 400 people at Rutgers University in the US, those told to use their phones during breaks from solving puzzles took longer and performed worse than those not using their phones. It’s thought using a phone during a break means the brain doesn’t ‘recharge’ effectively.

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