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8 Quick Tips for Dining During Your Lunch Break

There has been plenty of research concerning lunch breaks at work and productivity. If you’re looking to make the most of your afternoons, it’s best not to load yourself down with lots of heavy foods. So what can you eat to maximize your effectiveness, and how do you make the best use of your time?

8 Quick Tips for Dining During Your Lunch Break

 

1. Don’t Go for Junk Food

You need to sit down and eat quality food while taking a real break. Eating in the car doesn’t count. If you have limited time, call ahead and have your meal ready when you arrive.

2. Enjoy Your Down Time

Many people waste their lunches on their phones. Instead, try reading a book, talking to someone new or simply going for a nice walk after you eat.

3. Get that Meeting Out of the Way

If you’ve been putting meetings off or staying late, try to get them knocked out with a quality lunch date. Then you won’t feel guilty if you’re away from your desk for too long.

4. Visit Different Places

Your lunch break is your opportunity to reconnect with yourself. Don’t get into a bland routine of going to the same place or ordering the same thing every day.

5. Don’t Get Interrupted

Shut off the phone, and eat quietly by yourself. Reconnect with your body and the sensations of taking in a great quality meal.

6. Take Time to Reflect

Whether you keep a journal or a day planner, use your lunch break to assess where you are in your goals for the day, and create a plan for your afternoon.

7. Workout or Take a Nap

Both of these activities can give you a bit of a power boost to get through the afternoon.

8. Take a Long Lunch Once a Week

Most people can’t take a long lunch every day, but if you can arrange for a long lunch once a week, you can rejuvenate yourself mid-week.

The importance of lunch breaks at work is not to be underestimated. There are plenty of easy ways to take advantage of this time and make the most of your workday.

Matsuhisa Denver offers a great environment for eating quality food and networking with peers. As one of the leading sushi restaurants in Denver, you are sure to find plenty to love about our convenient location and healthy menu to get you through those tough afternoons.

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