Could you start the day without your morning cup of coffee? Latest research shows that 61% of Americans can’t get through the day without a cup of java, and even that’s 2% down from 2013.
Let’s face it, ever since the Europeans discovered coffee in the 1600s, it’s been an infatuation of the western world. This magic brew that makes you vibrant and productive isn’t just an addictive substance, it’s a cultural phenomenon. Coffee shops are often credited as the birthplace of the Enlightenment, the American and French Revolutions, and even the Shins!
But what role does coffee have in the workplace? Does it actually make us more productive or is it mankind’s most effective placebo? This infographic goes in-depth to explain just how coffee affects our daily routine, and how we can nurture our caffeine fixes without over-doing it.