Best news of the day – napping is actually good for you!

When we found out it was #NationalNappingDay we immediately started thinking up a snooze plan for the day and looking into it more, it’s hard to see why you wouldn’t want to take a nap today and everyday!

Here’s 10 reasons why you should nap today:

1. THEY MAKE YOU SMARTER!

Neuropsychologists found that you retain 5x the amount of memory when you’ve learned something after taking a nap than if you stayed awake.

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2. THEY DON’T HAVE TO BE LONG TO HELP

Just 15-20 minutes is enough time for your brain to rebalance it’s chemicals and leave you refreshed when you wake up!!

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3. YOU’LL BE LESS HUNGRY

When you’re sleep deprived your body produces more of a certain hormone which makes you want to eat more!

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4. YOU’LL BE LESS STRESSED

Studies have¬†found that people who nap have significantly lower blood pressure than those who don’t.

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5. YOU’LL BE LESS CRANKY

You’ll be better rested and in a good emotional state, which¬†will be so much better for the people around you as well!

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6. YOUR HEART WILL BE STRONG

Naps help to keep your vessels flexible and responsive – heart health is #1!

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7. THEY MAKE YOU A BETTER DRIVER

You’ll be sharp and always on your game!

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8. THEY HELP YOU STAY FIT

You’ll have better workouts and you’ll get fit faster!

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9. IT KEEPS THE CREATIVE JUICES FLOWING

It’s proven that people who take naps are more productive and creative!

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10. THEY KEEP YOU LOOKIN’ FRESH

People who get more sleep have better skin because your skin needs sleep to repair itself. That means less wrinkles and dark circles!

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So go ahead, take a nap – YOU’LL THANK YOURSELF LATER!

GEORGE

 

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