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Discussion on: How do you take breaks throughout the day?

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Nick Taylor (he/him) • Edited

I work in the basement so getting water/coffee means leaving the dungeon. Here's my list:

  • Weather permitting, walk around the block (I'm currently not walking the walk on this one, but the weather hasn't been the best and I just got over a torn calf).
  • Eat lunch at your kitchen table, not your desk.
  • Get up and stretch two or three times an hour.
  • One thing I've tried is the pomodoro clock, but I find sometimes I'm just in a groove that it doesn't make sense to stop.

I'd also be hypocritical if I said I do these all the time, so I'll phrase it as these are things I strive to do when working from home.

Now that my calf is healed, I'm going to see about gym sessions at lunch as well.