So many people have coffee at work these days that coffee breaks have become integrated into the normal working day at many offices. But did you know that coffee breaks are a product of the 20th century, becoming popular only after WWII?
Coffee has many social properties that make working more enjoyable, such as bringing people together in the break room, or allowing for a social working environment such as at cafes with WiFi. Work and coffee can also be a beneficial combination health wise, with statistics showing improved work performance, decreased chances of illness and employees experiencing less joint and muscle pain while sitting at cramped office desks.
The next time you find yourself debating having a nice cup of coffee at work, go for it.