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The Science of Productivity

Welcome to the Official Recess Blog.  

Understand the science of what may be keeping you back.
Learn tips and tools  of how to unstuck yourself and your team.

How Do You Measure Personal Productivity?

Not every task requires the same amount of time investment or mental capacity, so counting completed tasks alone will not give you a realistic productivity rating. A lot of other factors are at play as well, like energy levels, motivation, concentration, general well-being, and these are much harder (if not impossible) to score objectively.

Lisanne Fellinger
May 29, 2023

The Ultimate Guide To Flow State: Everything You Need to Know About Flow

When people ask about the most important factor in improving their lives and building sustainable wellbeing, my answer is almost always “Being and Living in Flow”

Matt Swartz
April 25, 2022

Recess vs Therapy vs Life Coaching: What's The Difference?

You’re probably wondering what exactly the difference is between therapy and coaching. Even beyond that, I am sure many of you reading this would like to know how an app like Recess actually compares to traditional interventions for your wellbeing.

Kelz Bethel
April 11, 2022

Mindfulness vs Meditation vs Recess

These days, we have more tools at our disposal than ever for improving the state of our minds. Many of these techniques are used in multiple ways, including to reduce stress or increase productivity. These techniques can also help users to achieve Flow State.

Matt Swartz
April 4, 2022