|Former editors||John Dale|
|Categories||Women's weekly magazine|
|First issue||1 March 1990|
Take a Break is a British women's magazine founded in 1990 and published by H Bauer UK, a subsidiary of the German Bauer Media Group on a weekly basis, with new issues released every Thursday. The current editor is Rebecca Fleming, having taken over the role after the resignation of John Dale in 2010. Dale had been editor since 1991.
According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, during the period between July and December 2019, the circulation of Take a Break was 416,695 it is the best selling women's weekly magazine in the United Kingdom, and in 2019, its circulation was nearly twice that of the next best seller, TI Media's Woman's Weekly, despite a year on year drop in circulation of -8%.
The magazine focuses on a mixture of reader submitted "true life" stories, as well as women's health and lifestyle features, puzzles and competitions, following a similar format to sister title That's Life, and rival publications such as Chat and Pick Me Up.
The magazine also lends its name to a large number of monthly Puzzle magazines, including Take a Crossword  launched in 1993, and compilations of arroword, codebreaker, crossword, sudoku, wordsearch and mixed puzzles spread over several formats.
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