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It’s always a good time to take a break!


Modern society has made us so work-obsessed that we dismiss taking breaks as a waste of time. Nothing could be further from the truth. Numerous studies have proven that taking breaks will make you more productive, boost your mood, and enhance your creativity.

We think it’s about time we pay tribute to those who love taking a break: people who know when to stop for a breather, chill out, and come back fully-charged and raring to go. Take your breaks to the next level by taking advantage of micro-moments: small pockets of time that occur throughout the day without you noticing.

This year, KIT KAT has decided to spread some break love and put up special benches throughout the metro where you can take your breaks your way!

Take a look at this list and see how you can turn micro-moments into opportunities to take breaks like a pro!


On your morning commute? Time to have a break!

The KIT KAT Wi-Fi Bench is the perfect spot to take a break in while waiting for your morning ride. Instead of spacing out, enjoy a conversation with your friends on a chat app. Info-junkies can use this micro-moment to stay informed by taking a quick look at the day’s headlines or scroll through their Twitter feed.

For those involved in a #bookchallenge, the KIT KAT Wi-Fi Bench is the perfect spot to upload a screenshot of the ebook you’re reading or maybe download an audiobook chapter to finish by the time you reach your destination.

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Your lunch order taking too long? Time to have a break!

Take a piece of napkin and write non-stop. Also known as stream of consciousness writing, this involves writing down whatever comes to mind with no regard for grammar, punctuation, or spelling. It doesn’t even have to make sense! Before you know it, your meal’s already being served and you’ve come up with a very pure and raw piece of literature.

Better yet, why not step out for a bit and have a musical break with the KIT KAT Musical Bench? Numerous studies* show that playing music stimulates the emotional, motor, and creative parts of our brain.

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Out for a mid-day errand? Time to have a break!

Whip out your phone/camera, position it at waist-height, and shoot upwards without looking at the screen. This is called “shooting from the hip” and it’s a favorite technique of street photographers around the world.

Put a fun twist to your photos by sitting on a KIT KAT Seesaw Bench while taking your shots. You’ll be surprised at how interesting and candid your photos will turn out! Who knows, you might even get to meet new people who are as quirky as you are!

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Had a long day? Time to have a break!

Unless you have teleportation powers, you WILL get stuck in traffic on your way home. Instead of stressing behind the wheel, why not wait it out and give yourself a relaxing rubdown on a KIT KAT Massage bench instead? The effectiveness of massage therapy is proven to reduce stress, ease general muscle tension, and naturally increase our body’s endorphin levels.

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Taking a break can be as personal as your choice of clothes and taste in music. Have it exactly the way you want it! Regular KIT KAT benches are scattered in parks and other areas throughout the metro for any kind of break you fancy. And while you’re at it, have a KIT KAT! You know a break isn’t a break without one!

For even more break ideas, go to www.kitkat.ph.

*Sources: https://www.npr.org/2011/06/01/136859090/the-power-of-music-to-affect-the-brain


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