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The Benefits of Doing Absolutely Nothing for Exactly 6 Minutes

Give yourself a microbreak

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For many of us new at working from home, there’s a peripheral, palpable energy about our days that didn’t exist when we were going into an office pre-pandemic. For me, it starts right when I wake up, and it doesn’t end until my kids are in bed. It’s 14 hours of buzzzzz. It doesn’t feel draining exactly, but it…

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Ross McCammon

Ross McCammon

Author, Works Well With Others: Crucial Skills in Business No One Ever Teaches You // writing weekly about creativity, work, and human behavior, in a useful way

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