Upfront let me state the proverbial tea break could just as easily be read as a coffee break or even a cigarette break if that is your thing. We don’t need to worry unduly about the nature of the break when looking at three benefits of the proverbial tea break.
Thinking about three benefits of the proverbial tea break, we can list some general points, potentially appropriate to everyone. Specific advantages will, of course, be found on an individual basis according to the exact dynamics of the undertaking each of us is engaged in.
First of three benefits of the proverbial tea break
The actual object of the break – tea, coffee, cigarette, and so forth – brings with it a refreshing interruption to the flow of the day. Once reinvigorated we are ideally able to better face anew the challenges before us, perhaps with a new perspective available to us as a result of having taken onboard some ‘energy’.
Second of three benefits of the proverbial tea break
By taking a pause, we give ourselves the opportunity to step away from an endeavour or task to clear our head for a few minutes. A brief walk to the tea room, vending machine or smoking area gets the circulation going and this itself might be beneficial to us especially if our work involves much time at a desk.
Third of three benefits of the proverbial tea break
Breaks, even those of a short duration, provide an occasion to change the scenery and possibly interact with different people for a few minutes. It may be considered a form of networking and underlines the social element of life, also within a work setting.
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