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Ever wondered how productive napping at work might be?

If the answer is no, you are not alone. Napping at work is something that might become encouraged by employers in the future. 

BrightHR has introduced ‘nap-time’ for its employees in a bid to boost productivity. They have created a new sleep room in its Manchester city centre office to allow staff to take part in a pioneering new study to test the power of napping on the job. 

Will this be a success? That is something that can't quite be answered yet, however
sleep expert Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan​ has these top tips for napping at work:

Don’t nap for more than 20 minutes

Remove all technology from the room

Keep lighting dim but not completely dark to avoid deep sleep

Treat it as a rest, not a sleep

3pm is the optimum nap time

Dr Nerina  Ramlakhan

By Dr Nerina Ramlakhan

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan is a physiologist and Silentnight’s sleep expert.

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