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A free program to remind you to take breaks [duplicate]

A free program to remind you to take breaks [duplicate]

I'm looking for a free program that pops up every half an hour and reminds you to take a few minutes off and stretch yourself. I've found Stretch Break, which costs money. Any alternatives?

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Guest [Entry]

"Check out Workrave.

Free? Check.
Has sheep? Check.

Workrave is a program that assists in
the recovery and prevention of
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The
program frequently alerts you to take
micro-pauses, rest breaks and
restricts you to your daily limit.
Please refer to the feature comparison
for a complete list of features, and
how the program performs with respect
to other programs on the market. The
program runs on GNU/Linux and
Microsoft Windows.

And if that's not enough, here's a comparison of many RSI-prevention utilities (albeit, authored by Workrave)."
Guest [Entry]

"Check out the Pomodoro technique. See www.pomodorotechnique***/ for more information.

There's a number of timers out there that implement pomodoro. A quick Google turned up:

www.focusboosterapp***/ (AIR app, runs on Windows, Mac, Linux)
www.designinginteractive***/reviews/my-favorite-pomodoro-timers/"