Healthy Performance

Take mental breaks

Some people consider taking regular breaks a “luxury”, but in fact mental breaks are an effective and simple way to improve your concentration and boost your mental strength – and yet we often forget to take them during a busy working day.

Mental breaks promote Healthy Performance

Giving your brain regular, short breaks from work has many advantages. Your brain gets an energy boost, your thoughts become more focused and your body more relaxed.

A mental break does not have to take more than a couple of minutes and requires no preparation. Take one when you move from one activity to the next, for example.

How to take a mental break

  1. Let go of your work
  2. Close your eyes, or keep them slightly open, if you prefer
  3. Feel your feet connecting to the ground and allow your body to relax
  4. Focus your full attention on your next three breaths
  5. Each time you breathe in, notice if you have any unnecessary tensions or thoughts
  6. Each time you breathe out, let go of those thoughts and relax
  7. Now let go of the exercise and return to what is important to you

Healthy Performance in your ears

Our training sessions guide you through a series of exercises that can boost your energy and promote Healthy Performance.

Find them in our podcast series “Sunde stemmer” in your podcast app, or listen to them here:

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Learn more about Healthy Performance

Healthy Performance consists of three areas: focus, mental breaks and prioritisation. In each of these areas, we offer mental training exercises that can help you become a better version of yourself.

Focus

Many of us have trouble maintaining focus and being mentally present. This affects our quality of life and our performance. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be that way. You can train your brain to handle challenges in order to optimise your performance.

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Prioritisation

If we fail to prioritise our tasks, what often happens is that we try to multitask to get more done. However, research indicates that the brain is incapable of coping with two demanding tasks at once.

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How healthy is your performance?

Take the Healthy Performance test and find out how good you are at focusing, prioritising and taking mental breaks.

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