Why you should nap 😴
✅ Reducing sleepiness
✅ Improving learning
✅ Aiding memory formation
✅ Regulating emotions
💥Studies show that the best nap length for most people is about 10-20 minutes. This provides restorative sleep without drowsiness after waking.
How to Take the Best Nap
🔥Set an alarm- 5min naps are too short for benefit and 30+mins can make you feel drowsy.
🔥Nap early- Napping late in the day can affect your ability to fall asleep at bedtime.
🔥Create a sleep-friendly environment- A comfortable, quiet and dark space away from screens and technology.
🔥Set aside your worries- Practicing mindfulness and relaxation exercises will allow for a restorative nap.
🔥Reflect on why you’re napping- Think about what you hope to gain from your nap. When you set intentions, you can plan your nap around those goals.
Happy napping everyone 😴👌