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Why Downtime is Necessary for Brain Health

The 'always-on' culture is bad for you

We all know that just leaving the office doesn't stop our mind from racing.

Our brains are constantly working, but there's a major difference between the kind of work we do for money and the way our brains work to support us in our daily lives. That's why experts say downtime is crucial to a balanced life and a productive workplace.

So, how do you make the switch when you punch out for the day? And what activities should you try to give yourself a break? The answers lie in neuroscience. We talked with experts to learn more about what stress and daily workloads do to the brain—and what you can do to give your mind the restorative break it needs.

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