Napping is equally important to our overall mental, physical and emotional health as good nutrition and proper exercise.
Naps improve performance level and self-confidence in task performance. People are simply more motivated for the tasks ahead.
Daytime napping stops or even reverses the process of deterioration in visual perception, thus helping individuals cope with information overload.
Even an ultra short period of sleep is sufficient to enhance memory processing.
Lack of sleep causes workers to perform at subpar levels. Researchers estimate sleep deprivation costs US companies $63 billion in lost productivity per year.
Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Systematic midday napping (at least 3 times per week) is associated with a 37% lower risk of coronary heart disease.
Short rest can improve cognitive functioning and alertness, resulting in a 30% decline in attention failures from baseline measure.