The secret to boost your productivity - rest more!

The very first post of Q Recommends is an article from New York Times which overviews various science research studies into productivity. You can read the full article here: 

In summary, as more and more of us find ourselves unable to juggle overwhelming demands and maintain a seemingly unsustainable pace, the best way to get more done may be to spend more time doing less. It may sound counter-intuitive but a new and growing body of multidisciplinary research shows that strategic renewal — including daytime workouts, short afternoon naps, longer sleep hours, more time away from the office and longer, more frequent vacations — boosts productivity, job performance and, of course, health. 

 

Therefore, the next time you start feeling overwhelmed, take a step back, give yourself a little break, and come back with fresh energy to tackle the to do list! 

 

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