Furthermore, coffee breaks offer a moment of ‘downtime’ in the workplace. Although further research is needed, one study of public workers in Denmark undergoing a large-scale merger found that the workers’ stress was relieved by forming “communities of coping” during coffee breaks with co-workers⁸.
Can caffeine help you manage stress?
What is the role of coffee in the workplace?
Coffee is a commonly consumed beverage in the workplace and can be considered an integral part of workplace culture. At work, as well as in other social arenas, the phrase “let’s have a cup of coffee” is often synonymous with “let’s have a conversation”⁷. Furthermore, coffee breaks offer a moment of ‘downtime’ in the workplace.
Is coffee good for anxiety?
Conventional wisdom suggests that caffeine-containing drinks are considered a “no-no” when it comes to anxiety. There’s good reason for this and many people with anxiety should avoid coffee. But, some of you reading this may benefit from coffee.