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Quoted: Marissa King

Eat lunch alone if you feel like it.

Ian Christmann

Ian Christmann

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“We need social connection, but we also need to be able to detach during breaks. Being required to socialize over lunch may lead to more stress and burnout. So, the next time you find yourself eating lunch at your desk, give yourself a break.”

—Marissa King, Professor of Organizational Behavior at the School of Management, “The Upside of Eating Lunch Alone,” Wall Street Journal, October 30.

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