Google “sleep pods”; they do exist

Around 3pm each day, Leonardo Da Vinci put down his brush, set aside his easel, and headed down for a zuzz…

A firm believer in following his arcadian rhythms, he intelligently chose not to fight the mid-afternoon nods and instead refreshed himself with a quick nap.

“We are all biologically programmed to nap in the afternoon, whether we like it or not, whether we override it or not,” says Dr Rubin Naiman, psychologist and sleep specialist from the University of Arizona.

“…there is a certain ebb and flow of energy that naturally occurs through the day. We ought not to expect ourselves to be like jet airplanes and just sort of careen through the day with a steady energy. We are all biologically programmed, for example, to nap in the afternoon, whether we like it or not, whether we override it or not. We’re designed; all primates are designed to nap.”

This is just the best news ever. You can read Dr Naiman’s full interview at http://www.pacificariptide.com and visit Dr Naimain at www.drnaiman.com


Sleep Series 2 coming soon: The effects of a lack of sleep on your mental health

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