As children, we despise taking naps. As adults, we daydream about taking a power nap during the day. When did the shift occur? With chaotic work schedules and personal stress revolving in our daily lives, taking a quick cat nap seems like an ingenious idea. In fact, studies have shown that napping improves concentration, alleviates stress, increases creativity and is short enough not to disrupt nighttime sleep cycles.
Major companies such as Google, NASA, Uber and even Ben and Jerry’s endorse mid-day siestas for employees. They understand the benefits of well-rested employees.
Power napping isn’t rocket science, but here are a few helpful tips from Casper to get you rested and back on the road to a productive day.