Taking time off to rest, rejuvenate and replenish our reserves can be one of the most productive things to do.

While we take time off for ourselves this week, check out some of our most read productivity tips from the Social Media Minute:

Tip #1: 5 Practical Science-Based Tips to Make You More Productive

Problem: We operate on autopilot most of the day!

Not a bad view from the cockpit. But, not very productive either.

Once you start a task, you run largely on autopilot, which makes it hard to change course.

Tip #2: Two-Minute Trick to Increase Confidence and Impact Your Success

Sitting or standing with your head up and shoulders back, in what is often called a “powerful pose,” can:

  • Help prevent back pain
  • Improve your physical well-being
  • Make you better at your job (think social media blogging)
  • Reduce stress
  • Increase chances for success

bad posture can affect your health, mood, productivity, and even success?

Tip #3 – Sitting is the New Smoking: 4 Simple Tips to Avoid the Negative Side Effects (Infographic)

Stand every 20 minutes. You’ll avoid any of the negative side effects of a sedentary job.

Stand every 20 minutes to avoid the negative side affects of sitting at your job.

Tip #4 – Yes, You Can Force Yourself to Become a Morning Person. Here’s How. [Infographic]

Waking well-rested starts with getting enough sleep.

Hitting the snooze button a couple times before getting up is a clear sign of sleep deprivation, says Nathaniel Watson, MD, president-elect of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. If you are getting enough sleep, you should be able to wake up on time without a morning alarm.

Don't wake the sleeping dog with the alarm clock.

Tip #5 – 7 Awesome Standing Desks that Will Change Your Life

Ever get the feeling that your hampster gets more exercise than you do?

7 Standing Desks

Tip #6 – Hardcore Productivity Hack: The Best Time to Drink Coffee to Boost Performance

Best time to drink coffee is after your cortisol levels have dropped. Infograph.___

We hope your Thanksgiving will be enjoyable, productive and stress-free this season!

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