Do you check your work email right before bed and the moment that you wake up? In fact, do you sleep with your cell phone next to your bed? Are you constantly checking Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram—for work or for yourself?
If so, you’re not alone. Being connected to work electronically 24/7 via phones (and tablets and laptops) has become the norm in business today. But that doesn't mean we should all be tethered to our electronic devices after work and on the weekends.
Those of us who are continually connected to work would be a lot less stressed and a lot more productive if we unplugged completely after hours. An “always on" mentality can result in physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion.
Here are tips for how to disconnect so you can relax and recover.
Turning off electronic devices gives us a true mental break from work. And that can make us more productive, as we enjoy more positive emotions and satisfaction. Try it soon!
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