Why switching off from work can help you boost productivity at work --
They’re known as ‘shower thoughts,’ those seemingly random thoughts or ideas that occur when taking our morning shower- or engaged in a similarly monotonous, routine task.
Often amusing but inconsequential, (a quick Google search of the term throws up an array of weird and wonderful examples,) these unexpected insights can sometimes prove far more useful. Indeed, people report flashes of brilliance including sudden creative breakthroughs, remembering the location of a long lost item and even figuring out the answer to a complex work problem.
Authors: Owen Gough