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Re: Did you know taking a nap is good for you?

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It's amazing, when I was younger, much younger, taking a nap would make me feel awful when I got up. Now it's a different story Taking a  half hour to an hour nap makes me feel great and gives me energy. I don't take one all the time ,my body tells me when I'm ready for one.
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Did you know taking a nap is good for you?

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A nap's ability to boost mental processes could be useful for people such as air traffic controllers and military personnel. A study conducted at NASA on military pilots and astronauts found that a 40-minute nap improved overall performance by 34 percent and alertness by 100 percent.

As an added benefit, research also suggests that a nap can improve scores on tests of creative problem solving.

So yes, if you can nap you should!
AARPTeri
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Did you know taking a nap is good for you?

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A nap's ability to boost mental processes could be useful for people such as air traffic controllers and military personnel. A study conducted at NASA on military pilots and astronauts found that a 40-minute nap improved overall performance by 34 percent and alertness by 100 percent.

As an added benefit, research also suggests that a nap can improve scores on tests of creative problem solving.

So yes, if you can nap you should!
AARPTeri