As kids I am sure we all heard our parents say at one point or the other, “If all your friends jumped off a bridge would you?“
The point they were trying to make was just because everyone else is doing it, doesn’t mean it’s right.
What if I told you that a common habit many people have these days could be a bad one for us all?
Check out this post called “Why You Should Never Eat Lunch at Your Desk” by Lisa Evans and learn why eating at your desk is such a bad idea…
“We know eating a nutritious lunch can improve our health and productivity, but it turns out how, where and with whom we eat our midday meal is just as important as what we eat. While you may think you’re being more productive by eating lunch at your desk, taking your lunch elsewhere may be the best thing you can do for your own health and the health of your business.
John Trougakos, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior & HR Management at the University of Toronto recently published a study on lunch break patterns in office workers and says the absence of a proper lunch break can cause greater fatigue and lower productivity.
Here’s why you should never eat lunch at your desk, and how to foster a more break-friendly culture:
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