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I Think Daily Nap Time Should Be Mandatory

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    Zzzz - I wish I could take a nap every day, regardless of where I am. lol
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Feb 24, 2011

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    What the World Needs Now... - ...is required DownTime in the afternoon.  I don't care if you sleep/nap or not, but I think the entire world would benefit by mandatory quiet...
    DopeyGirl DopeyGirl 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 17, 2007

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    Ahhh - I have 2 small children so I at least have an excuse lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15, 2011

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    Right After Dinner - your belly is full and a nice hour nap would really motivate me to get work done for the remainder of the day
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F Jan 3, 2008

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    Love A Good Nap! - Sometimes the very best part of my day involves crawling under the covers at one in the afternoon and taking a glorious nap.  I can only do this on my days...
    JoyceAnne JoyceAnne 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2010

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    A Skill I Need to Learn - But as part of a wider overhaul of my sleep habits. I learned recently about "segmented" sleep. Researcher A. Roger Ekirch in his book "...
    50percent 50percent 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 26, 2007

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    CHIEF Cook and Bottle Washer - Since i am the chief cook and main bottle washer...full time nanny and stay at home dad...we have a little 5 month old baby ...he gets up at 6: 00am...
    bquick bquick 51-55, M Apr 2, 2008

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    Running Outta Steam - It never fails... when I take an early lunch at work, I come back wanting to put my head on my desk for the remainder of the day.   Nap time would...
    debmichelle debmichelle 36-40 May 31, 2008

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    I Need a Nap Dailey - I agree, I need to take a small nap every day.  Even just 1/2hr makes me feel so great and rejuvenated.  Sleep is so important for the body, and I...
    keyna keyna 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2008

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    I Just Likem. - I love naps. What else can be said?
    CallMeLee CallMeLee 31-35, M Nov 12, 2007

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    Every Day - I take about fifteen minutes for a nap almost everyday and have for as long as I can remember. If I need a nap I really can not function very well until I get one...
    GaryMorris GaryMorris 36-40, M Sep 4, 2010

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    I'm All For It Now - I used to think that taking a quick power nap was something that only little kids did.  As I grew older I started to realize that taking a quick 20 or 30...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 12, 2008

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    Yes! - I absolutely think daily nap time should be mandatory!  Even if it's just 20 minutes of nice quiet time where you can relax and close your eyes, it would be so nice...
    RandomFortune RandomFortune 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2, 2007

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    It's Not Just For Kids!!! - Remember how stupid nap time used to be when you were a kid? The LAST thing you would ever admit to anyone, let alone yourself, was that you were tired...
    suzer suzer 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2007

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    Right After Lunch..... - I miss kindergarten and the snack, story and nap time EVERYDAY!!!   I would love to have that today!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 7, 2007

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    When Did You Last See An Unhappy Italian? - I totally agree with the Siesta thing. Have been to a number of countries where this is the norm and have seen hardly any unhappy people...
    WyldHoney WyldHoney 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    Nah... - Man, I have a hard enough time just getting to sleep at night, let alone a mandatory nap time... I personally also dislike the term "mandatory", as it implies I...
    drcynic drcynic 22-25, M 8 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    Nap Time - I know I would function better if I were able to get a nap in EVERY DAY!!!!!!  I can think better and would have better health physically and mentally. I would like...
    Abriee Abriee 36-40, F Sep 1, 2010

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    Siesta Hour - Actually, a coworker of mine had suggested (not seriously) that we should have a siesta hour at work. I, for one, think it's a good idea. Call centres can be...
    KewlioMZX KewlioMZX 26-30, M Nov 26, 2007

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    Isn't There Somewhere...? - Doesn't some country like Spain have a couple hour siesta for workers every afternoon??  I could really get used to that.  I speak some...
    shygirl14 shygirl14 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 19, 2009

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    Nap... - If I could get a nap in every day, I think life would be a bit easier to deal with, LOL! Why don't we all 'train' ourselves (and our kids!) to nap at appropriate times...
    Elwing Elwing 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2008

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    Like the Kidergarden Days - Remember those daily naps in kidergarden? Why did they stop after that?! Did our bodies adjust to no longer needing naps, a mere year later?? No wonder...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    It's Funny Really... - When they put you down for Nap Time in preschool, you never wanted to lie down.  Or when Mom and Dad tried, you would rather be outside playing. ...
    TwilightDreamer TwilightDreamer 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2008

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    Naps =) - Remember when we were younger and hated taking naps? Now as an adult, all I want to do is take a nap.  Man, we were so naive back then. I try to take a nap every chance...
    SukYoung SukYoung 26-30, F Oct 6, 2011

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    Is Scientifically Proven - In school season I MUST take a 1/2 hours nap always after lunch. My head is heavy and sleepy because of the morning classes and having to wake up so...
    ironie ironie 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 4, 2008

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    Just Woke Up - I jus woke up from a nice nap.  I have the day off and it just feels so good to lay down in the afternoon and snooze.  I wrapped up in a blanket and rested...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Siesta Fiesta - Cat Nap, Snooze, Doze, Dodo, Kip, Winks, Power Nap, Or Simply, Afternoon Nap. - Did you know that in parts of the world like China, India, Italy, Greece, Croatia...
    nicorley nicorley 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 1, 2007

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    Go Figure... - I was a complete and total naptime abuser as a child. Didn't sleep at night, yet hated and refused to nap, I suppose for fear of missing something. Oh, foolish...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    How Can A Nap Work Against Anything? - A nap is so helpful to especially people who need them. Why would our workplaces ignore this most simple and basic fact? If I were allowed a...
    Intuit21 Intuit21 36-40 Mar 29, 2011

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    Tired - I think daily naptime should be mandatory because I am almost always tired during the day. My meds make me tired but I need to be on a high dose of them. It sux. So I...
    sweetie1989 sweetie1989 18-21 Dec 24, 2008

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    They Take Daily Naps In Many Other Countries - I wish we could do it here in the United States! My favorite time to nap though is on a Sunday after lunch when my belly is all full...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 1, 2009

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    What I Would Rather Do... - the house is almost quiet...shhh. i hear the faint sound of yo gaba gaba playing in the living room. I'm relaxed.....such a rare saturday morning. my...
    underrock underrock 31-35, F Jun 2, 2012

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    Nappies - I'm not a person who takes naps.  I don't know what it takes in order for me to take a nap.  This evening, bang...I took a nap.  I couldn't resist anymore.  It felt...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2011

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    It Should - Even though I would have a hard time taking advantage of it. Whenever I fall asleep I fall asleep for real. Serious deep sleep. Then I can sleep for many hours. If I...
    Wraither Wraither 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 31, 2008

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    The Rest of the World - So many other countries give their workers nap breaks.  Some even get the whole afternoon off for a siesta. What about us?!?!  I know that...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F Nov 14, 2008

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    Really Need a Nap - around 11-1 i get so drowsie i can`t even think clearly.and sometimes i just check out.i have been like that all my life.my mom laughes and says i need my...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 28, 2009

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    Kids Just Dont Get It - When i was in kindergarten and we had "nap time" i would sneak off behind the plastic kitchen set toy thingy and talk to my friends, then when i was in high...
    Thefury Thefury 18-21, M Oct 24, 2011

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    I What a Nap!?!?!??! - I love naps!!!  I would be taking a nap right now, but my hubby is in there...SNORING and I can't go to sleep.  Guess, I will continue to 'search...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 Aug 16, 2008

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    You Mean It's Not??? - Uh-oh... glad I haven't been caught yet then!!!
    phidget phidget 31-35, F 4 Responses May 23, 2008

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    Omg Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - After lunch time at work, lunch ALWAYS makes me sleepy HEHEHEHEHE :)
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Nov 1, 2009

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    I Broke My Own Rule - I am in complete agreement that a daily nap should be mandatory. I think napping qualifies as one of my hobbies. Today I broke my own rule. I had a plan. I...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    Naps Are Delicious - I love to sleep.  I feel safest when all snuggled in bed and the three dogs nestled around me.  It's even better if it's raining.  I would take...
    KiaC KiaC 31-35 1 Response Apr 27, 2008

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    Its Not Just For Heat Either - in europe they get siestas during the day. i think this should apply to every country also, no matter if it is cold during the afternoon or not. hot...
    piggygoff piggygoff 21-25, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2007

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    Happier Or Crankier? - I know when i nap I feel so much better and ready to get back to work.... But that hour after I wake up I'm cranky.. So..pros and cons to the theory...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 28, 2009

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    I'm usually the kind of person that doesn't take naps. Compared to everyone in the family, me and my mom are the only ones that don't even take a nap throughout the day due to the...
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