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ask: Can power naps make you more productive?

By Jenny Housh HERWriter
 
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Are naps during the day productive for your health or counterproductive? Can a 20-30 minute nap at lunch help energize me for the rest of the day?

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Hi Jenny, 

Thanks for the Ask. Depending how many hours of sleep we get at night, if it's less than what our body needs in order to feel energized the next day. A 20-30 minutes nap during the day can help with alertness and productivity, memory and learning and less stress through out the day. 

Resources:

Napping: Medicine for the Weary

Best,

Daisy

June 25, 2014 - 5:42am
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