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Taking Breaks

Albert Einstein is believed to have invented the theory of relativity while riding his bicycle. A successful cartoonist got all his ideas while taking short naps. And one well-known screenwriter finds that taking a quick shower when he hits a … Continue reading

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“Prof” Pointers

Productive spells of writing – who doesn’t crave them? Based on interviews with two dozen accomplished academics who’ve developed personal “systems” to help them write, in “Six academic writing habits that will boost productivity,” Chris Smith shared useful tips: * … Continue reading

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Brain Retraining

We all know the feeling: We wake up feeling overwhelmed with all the things we have to do. But it doesn’t have to be that way! With some changes in the way we plan our time and our to-do lists, … Continue reading

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Productivity Boosters

Albert Einstein is believed to have invented the theory of relativity while riding his bicycle. Evidence is mounting that taking breaks from mental activity boosts productivity and creativity. The reverse is also true: Skipping breaks can create fatigue and stress. … Continue reading

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Refreshing Pauses

There are times we all feel a little less than focused and energetic, and when this happens, our work may seem to flag along with our spirits. When and if this happens, taking a 10-to- 15 minute break can really … Continue reading

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