This scientific energy-boosting method could have hilarious implications for the afternoon brew-round.
When the question "Does anyone want a brew?" is met with people jumping out of seats to assume 'power poses,' dropping to the ground to do push-ups and people becoming unresponsive whilst deep breathing for 2 minutes, it's enough to make anyone think the office has finally cracked up.
However, who am I to argue with science? Although for us, I'm sure the open plan office is slightly off putting to my colleagues, maybe it could be a good group exercise that we can do altogether after lunch?
Yet, I do have the feeling that this is one system I will have difficulty implementing.
Around 3 p.m. every day, like clockwork, my energy tanks. Coffee, the obvious remedy, temporarily fixes the problem. But research proves late-afternoon coffee may cause sleep deprivation, which has detrimental effects on daytime function. Not good. So I set out on a quest: How can I gain mid-afternoon energy without relying on coffee? After a year of experimentation, I finally figured out how. It's a five-minute process, proven by Harvard psychologists and world-class health experts, to revitalize our minds. It's the ultimate mental reset technique, which leaves me bouncing with energy, clear-minded, and ready to finish the day strong. No caffeine. No intense workouts. Just a five-minute process, broken up into three sections: