just procrastinating

Sunday, February 08, 2004

Napping at Work
An idea whose time has come:
Researchers at the Sleep/Wake Research Centre at Massey University have found a short afternoon nap at work can significantly improve workers' alertness and productivity.

They say it is time to destigmatise the catnap, which has traditionally been frowned on as plain lazy.

The catnap is already on the political agenda in Britain, where an influential think tank has called for a public campaign to promote good sleep habits, including daytime naps.

While there is a long tradition of siestas in South America and the Mediterranean, many western nations have embraced the workaholic culture of longs hours and little sleep.
Of course this article is from New Zealand, but once these things take hold in New Zealand, its only a matter of time...

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