Get your bum off that chair! (1)

I cannot recall how many times the following scenario has happened.

I have been labouring on a task at my desk. My mind has got completely stuck after searching for a long time for a solution which has been eluding me. And then when I stand up and go for a drink or a trip to the toilet, an inspiration strikes like lightning.

I did not notice the amazing change at first, but I have had enough such experiences now to convince me that one thinks better while standing.

So get your bum off that chair - at least once in a while!

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