During a power nap you only go through two stages of

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performance. During a power nap, you only go through two stages of sleep, meaning that you won’t have trouble waking up, and the nap itself has benefits. Research shows that stress hormone levels are lower in people that perform stress-reducing activities, like taking naps. Another study in Greece, taken across a 24,000 person-sample that accounted for many factors, like age and physical activeness, showed that people who took naps at least 3 times a week had a
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37% less chance of dying of something heart-related. In addition, power napping motivates you to exercise and gives your mind a creative boost by stimulating the right hemisphere. We’ve seen that sleep is a crucial part of our lives, and we should try our best to keep careful track of it. We’ve learned that there are four stages of sleep, and we now finally understand how a carefully timed nap can be beneficial to our heart’s health, our creativity, our stamina, our stress, our productivity, and our alertness. As college students, I understand that we all have hectic days and hectic weeks and that we can put sleep on the backburner. However, after this presentation, I hope we all understand that power naps are always a quick, refreshing way to get that boost that we might need to get through the day.
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