Sleep is very, very good. And while it's essential to get a solid seven to nine hours per night, when you occasionally miss the mark, a nap can help a great deal. Hey, it's still a good idea even if you do get enough sleep.

As it becomes increasingly popular to nap in the workplace, there's really no excuse not to nap - especially when there are so many health benefits.

1. It'll increase your patience
Feeling frustrated? According to researchers at the University of Michigan, who published a study recently in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, you should probably take a nap. Participants were asked to complete a particularly frustrating task -- drawing geometric designs on a computer screen. Those who took an hour-long nap before the exercise were able to draw for 90 seconds, compared to a control group who watched a nature documentary instead of napping. They gave up after 48 seconds.


Read the full article "7 Very Important Reasons To Take A Nap Right Now" at The Huffington Post.