Many people have a habit of taking naps during the day. Some of them feel guilty about it as if they cannot function properly without a nap. However, there are no reasons to consider napping a bad habit. Napping was found to be beneficial for children and adults alike. The current essay will discuss why napping is of great benefit to school students and why it should become a part of every student’s daily life. The paper will examine the benefits of napping and give a few examples to prove the major idea of the author. It is a fact that such prominent and successful figures as Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein and Napoleon used to take naps frequently during the day. In particular, Albert Einstein had a habit of napping every day even though he had ten hours of sleep every night. These examples prove that there is nothing bad about napping, and probably the celebrities knew something we don’t know about the benefits of napping. Let us therefore discuss the major benefits of this habit. Here are top 5 reasons why napping is so important for students:
To conclude, there are a few tips that might help students to regulate their napping habit. Typically, it is advisable to take a nap for around twenty minutes after lunch time. If it is not possible, you can have a quick nap before dawn. You should make sure that the nap is short; otherwise, you are likely to develop sleep inertia, which is a feeling of disorientation that every one of us experiences after a long and deep sleep. Long naps are also harmful for the quality of nighttime sleep. Therefore, reduce your naps to twenty or thirty minutes and try to take naps at the same time day after day. This will help to bring the biological rhythms in your body back to normal.