OK, we’re NOT “actually” advocating people start smoking, but we learn some interesting lessons from the now old-fashioned idea of smoke breaks during the day. Taking regular breaks helps us avoid burnout. In fact, sitting chained to your desk all day is actually as or more unhealthy than smoking (ever heard sitting is the new smoking?). Here’s some practical advice for how you can incorporate small breaks into your day so you don’t burn out in flames or smolder like a cigarette. Taking breaks will actually increase your productivity.