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8. Recharge

If thoughts of home conjure up images of fluorescent lights and ergonomic chairs, it’s time to take a break. Devotion is laudable, but so too is balance. High CPU usage will drain most cell phones within 24 hours without a recharge. Without strategic breaks, your own effectiveness will wane.

Take a lunch break. Reacquaint yourself with unfiltered air and non-electric lighting. Focus on objects beyond the screen glowing two feet in front of you. Ironically, recharging involves unplugging yourself for a few essential minutes. The importance of mental breaks can't be overstated.