The value is not just the taking a break, but in the living. If we didn’t take breaks, how much would we really see? I’m mostly a culture commentator, so the need to step away from the screens and live is obviously essential, but it also goes for, say, data crunchers. Missing the forest for the trees is a cliche for a reason. It’s easy to do.

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