Life Lesson: Because you know I’m all about the naps, ’bout the naps

I’m readying myself for the Pharmacology exam today, all I want to do is … nap. As a student, I’ve realized, you nap extensively. I have often wondered why I feel so exhausted when I’m doing “so much less” than I did in my previous, adult life. However! As it turns out, I am not the only one who needs to nap to carry on and achieve mental and studious success. See below for others who have made napping a crucial part of their success (or so I’m choosing to believe), and please send me positive vibes for my second midterm today!

Leonardo da Vinci took multiple naps a day and slept less at night.

The French Emperor Napoleon was not shy about taking naps. He indulged daily.

Though Thomas Edison was embarrassed about his napping habit, he also practiced his ritual daily.

Eleanor Roosevelt, the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, used to boost her energy by napping before speaking engagements.

Gene Autry, “the Singing Cowboy,” routinely took naps in his dressing room between performances.

President John F. Kennedy ate his lunch in bed and then settled in for a nap—every day!

Oil industrialist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller napped every afternoon in his office.

Winston Churchill’s afternoon nap was a non-negotiable. He believed it helped him get twice as much done each day.

President Lyndon B. Johnson took a nap every afternoon at 3:30 p.m. in order to break his day up into “two shifts.”

Though criticized for it, President Ronald Reagan famously took naps as well.

Source: 5 Reasons Why You Should Take a Nap Every Day — Michael Hyatt


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