Afternoon power nap: 20 minutes can boost everyone

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A new study shows that by taking at least 20 minutes of nap in the afternoon, you can increase your creativity and problem-solving ability. Also, the nap can reduce risks of diabetes, heart problems and depression, which often occur if you do not get enough sleep.

Even a loss of one hour of sleep is detrimental to individuals that already struggle with their sleep, and going down to as little as four hours of sleep is a dangerously low amount.

Bosses should consider allowing staff to take a short nap in the office. It can make a huge difference, suggests researchers. 20 minutes nap can make a huge difference.

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