The Spanish call it **‘siesta’ **-a short **nap **taken during the early afternoon. **Sleeping **the hot afternoon away after a full meal at noon may sound like **overindulgence **for some people -but it’s tradition for some countries, especially ones with a tropical, warm weather.
Today, the modern equivalent of siesta is ‘power napping’. This is especially beneficial to office workers who are typing away in their desks for more than 8 hours a day.
The **benefits **of a power **nap **includes:
• Lesser stress
• Mood improvement
• Increased alertness and learning
• Increased productivity and creativity
• Better heart health and overall health
Check out this article from MentalFloss.com to learn about the “7 Simple Rules for How to Take a Nap”.