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Christmas is traditionally a time for family get-togethers but who hasn't sometimes wished they could escape? Many of us turn to our iPhones or iPads to check our emails but constantly tuning into work isn't good for our health or productivity.
Research by Stanford University found working more than 50 hours a week leads to a rapid drop-off in what you achieve, while there are numerous studies linking failure to take time off to a variety of health issues. However, many of us have been guilty of allowing work (via our ubiquitous screens) to pervade our home lives and holidays. Half of people check their emails outside work hours, 73% believe screens produce increased stress and three out of five say they spend more times on their computer than with their loved ones, according to research by the University of California, San Diego, Kelton Research; and meQuilibrium.com
Food for thought over holiday season .......

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