Neuroscientists say daily work keeps the British waist in check and “promotes mental health”.
Homework is a job that many people enjoy because working from home has become commonplace – but it has been revealed that they are missing out on one of the most positive parts of the day.
Researchers at University College London say the work trip has benefits for mental health, fitness levels and balance of work life.
Joseph Devlin, professor of psychiatry at UCL, said: “Travel clarifies the boundaries between home and work life and can be used to close one and move on to the other, which is academic performance, Can have a positive effect on well-being and productivity.
“Just going to work creates more diverse experiences than working from home, especially through interactions with other people.”
Researchers surveyed about half a thousand people who said that staying in the office puts them in a better mindset for work.
While 45% felt they were more productive in the office because they could share ideas with colleagues without scheduling a call.
Half of those surveyed said they ate most snacks while working from home, and 43 percent said they were more anxious.
Domestic work, delivery and long lunch breaks were cited as the biggest distractions.
Fifty-five percent of those surveyed said the biggest benefit of traveling by train is being able to see the scenery.
And a quarter said having some “me time”, including catching emails, reading a book or listening to a podcast, was a favorite part of their journey.
This comes at a time when workers are being forced to work from home, as workers have been encouraged to return to work after restrictions were eased in mid-July.
Chaos at the pumps forced thousands of Britons to work from home – queues outside petrol stations began at 5am.
Drivers were urged to keep their work cool today as millions of people return to work.
A lot of people spent the weekend struggling to refuel on full forks – up to 90% dry.