If you’re working from home during this quarantine and reading this, it’s okay to take a power nap.
Dr Matthew Walker, a neuroscience professor at the University of California, Berkeley said, all humans, irrespective of culture or geographical location, have a genetically hardwired dip in alertness that occurs in the mid-afternoon hours.
Which in layman’s terms means our bodies are literally telling us to take naps!
And then to add the cherry on top, The National Sleep Foundation also says a nap can bring about top-notch productivity.
However, if you do decide to take that nap, stay out of the bedroom between the hours of 2 to 3 p.m. because that’s when the natural dip in energy kicks in. If you get too comfortable, you’ll sleep longer.
So please keep in mind that timing is everything!
It would be pretty hard to explain to your boss that you missed the 2:30 Zoom call because you were counting sheep.