11 Ways To Encourage Mental Breaks From Technology In The Workplace
Jun 27, 2018
How often are you intentionally away from your smartphone? For most people, the answer is probably "never." A 2017 survey found that the average American checks their smartphone once every 12 minutes, and 60% of respondents said they feel stressed when their phone is off or away from them.
A lot of employees feel that they need to respond to an email or a text right away. Resetting the corporate standard for communication can help relieve some of the intense over-responsiveness that plagues the workplace. Do you want employees to focus on work or constantly be interrupted? Things like a corporate "rest" period, nap rooms or meditation rooms can help.