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The Biggest Brain Benefits of Taking a Daily Nap

What’s in a nap? A lot actually. Research has shown it can reduce the risk of heart attack, brighten your mood and boost memory, support good brain health, increase your productivity and creativity. Sleeping on the job just might not be the worst thing you could do. Read Thomas Oppong’s article here or an excerpt below.

Excerpt: “It’s only since the industrial revolution we have been obsessed with squeezing all our sleep into the night rather than having one or two sleeps through the day,” explains Vincent Walsh, professor of human brain research at University College London...

A power nap is magical. It’s the most effective way to wake up and refresh your mind when you’re feeling tired and sluggish. Moderate-duration nap taken during the usual post-lunch dip can significantly improve how you work.