Some of the ways I take a break include:
- Take a nap 😴
- Start/stop reading Reddit
- Start/stop reading Quora
- Play some Call of Duty on the ol’ XBox One 🔫
- Make a coffee–avoid energy drinks, part of the benefit of a coffee is the ritual of preparing it. I’ve found that cracking open a Red Bull/Monster energy drink and ingesting large amounts of artificial sweeteners generally doesn’t do much for me, while a black cup o’ joe does wonders.
- Drink some water (will have the added benefit of sending you to the bathroom in 1-2 hours for a bonus break)
- Do some heavy weightlifting. I’ve found that stressing my body’s central nervous system makes me sleep better and focus for longer periods of time
- Socialize, you dingus!
Can’t be productive at all times 😉