optimizing stress-reduction   during work breaks:      engineer edition           sean rose            cs377t          spr...
escape• technology  causes stress• work causes  stress• getting away  from both  induces calm  disconnect from email, face...
escape outside• physical  inactivity at  work leads to  mental and  physical stress• being outside  substantially  induces...
escape outside with someone• social isolation  leads to anxiety,  memory  impairment, and  stress• being with a  friend (e...
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  • optimizing stress-reduction during work breaks

    1. 1. optimizing stress-reduction during work breaks: engineer edition sean rose cs377t spring 2011
    2. 2. escape• technology causes stress• work causes stress• getting away from both induces calm disconnect from email, facebook, twitter,coworkers, your desk, and clear out your mind
    3. 3. escape outside• physical inactivity at work leads to mental and physical stress• being outside substantially induces calm go outside! walk, jog, even sit – your mind will be much be better off than before
    4. 4. escape outside with someone• social isolation leads to anxiety, memory impairment, and stress• being with a friend (either man or animal) induces calm be with someone who helps to take you away from the stress of work

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