5 Health Mistakes You’re Making Before 10 a.m.
Your day could be off to an even better start with a few simple tweaks.
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Mistake 3: You save your treat until the afternoon.
Most of us work hard, then take a break for personal time at lunch—or more likely around 3 p.m., when we begin to fade. But in a recent study from the University of Minnesota, when employees started the workday in a positive frame of mind, their mood got a bigger boost by pleasant events than if they started out glum and grumpy
. They were also less impacted by negative interactions with coworkers, found the researchers.
Splurge on that latte on your way into the office, or take a few minutes to call your sister or maybe even do a few sun salutations, if you're into that kind of thing—anything to perk up before the day really gets going.