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So many of us make a point not to take naps. We are very proud to announce that we never nap. We have reserves of energy drinks and coffee that we turn to the moment we feel a nap approaching. We see naps as things to be fought off, overcome, ignored, powered through…But maybe we should see them differently. After all, your body takes the amount of sleep it needs. In fact, studies have found that setting alarm clocks can be very harmful to your sleep rhythms and ultimately your health. So if taking naps is a way for you to get enough rest, maybe you should take them. Perhaps we could take a page out of Spain’s book and make siestas mandatory. Here are interesting facts about naps.

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