martes, 13 de enero de 2015

POWERNAP

Spanish people are known for sleeping a nap every single day. However, we don't agree about that, cause only just some lucky Spanish people are able to find some free minutes to sleep.... how lucky are they!  The rest of us have to wait until weekend arrives, but... once we are on Saturday, are we sleeping our nap correctly ?
we have found some interesting articles about it.


Sleep: How to nap like a pro
The promised benefits of sleep have even persuaded a few firms to allow their employees to nap at work. Earlier this year, software company HubSpot designed a napping room in its Massachusetts office that features a hammock and dim lighting. Employees are free to book the space without limitations.
According to HubSpot’s Alison Elworthy, the policy is a huge success, especially helpful for new parents who are making up for disrupted sleep at night, or employees recovering from jetlag. “People are really excited to use it and haven’t abused the policy at all,” she says.
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150106-how-to-nap-like-a-pro

Regular naps are 'key to learning'
The University of Sheffield team suggested the best time to learn may be just before sleep and emphasised the importance of reading at bedtime.
Experts said sleep may be much more important in early years than at other ages.
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-30776745

Lack of sleep blights pupils' education

It is a particular problem in more affluent countries, with sleep experts linking it to the use of mobile phones and computers in bedrooms late at night.
Sleep deprivation is such a serious disruption that lessons have to be pitched at a lower level to accommodate sleep-starved learners, the study found.
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-22209818


                                                And you ? Do you nap?
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