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How a month-long paid break transformed an office and its employees

People relax in deck chairs on the beach. (Carl Court/AFP via Getty Images)
People relax in deck chairs on the beach. (Carl Court/AFP via Getty Images)

Burnout is a common feeling among employees these days. One non-profit newsroom wanted to alleviate that exhaustion among its employees by giving them a month-long paid leave.

Ko Bragg is a reporter and editor at Scalawag Magazine and explains how restorative the rest period was for her and her colleagues.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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