Nap Habits

Posted Friday, 04/19/24

In recent months, I have noticed a drowsiness overcome me that never fails to appear in mid-afternoon every day. Perhaps it is a trait shared by all who are experiencing the aging process, but I've found the newly-gained habit quite refreshing. A quick, twenty-minute cat nap seems to charge my batteries as if I've never been drowsy at all.

Nap Habits

According to Sleep365: The term "cat nap" takes its origin from how cats take a series of naps throughout the day and night. This idiosyncratic cat-like behavior is thought to help cats stay their alert and agile selves, and humans can take afternoon napping to reap similar benefits.

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Whatever the case, it works.