Here’s a tip from ImprovEdge: The Walk & Talk

Do you or your colleagues spend long hours in front of a screen or in a confined space?

Yes, you do! 😄

This can be a draining experience, and engaging in physical activity is a great way to rejuvenate the mind.

In the world of virtual meetings and computer fatigue, finding ways to take care of ourselves and break up our day is essential.

Guess what? To help you find tips on how to break the monotony, Karen Hough, Founder and CEO of ImprovEdge, shares an excellent tip — “The Walk & Talk” — combining movement and dialogue to stimulate the brain and awaken the senses leading to dynamic changes and enhanced creativity.

This technique utilized by improvisers for creation has a direct correlation to neuroscience. The Princeton University Journal of Neuroscience published research highlighting that exercise can reorganize the brain to handle stress better.

Going for a walk and chatting with a friend or co-worker can positively impact your brain. It not only breaks the redundancy of looking at a computer screen but also decreases stress levels and enhances mental clarity. This, in turn, helps you concentrate better on your current task.

The next time you feel virtual meeting or computer fatigue, grab a colleague and hit the pavement. Your brain will thank you! Taking care of yourself in today’s fast-paced and digitally connected world is crucial.

Try the techniques in the video and see how you feel!

This article is 100% written by a human named Karen Hough. She is the Founder & CEO of ImprovEdge, in the top 4% of women-owned businesses in the US, a 3-time Amazon bestselling author, Yale grad, wife, and mom of three.