All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, the best seller by Robert Fulghum, is a book about the basic rights and wrongs of life – simple, clear, concise. While they come from things we learn early on, they apply throughout our lives, and some are especially important because they can keep us not only in good standing with relatives, friends and colleagues but also in good health.
So here is some health giving wisdom we learned early on in life:
Take a Nap
Taking a little siesta, during the day comes with health benefits according to scientific research – benefits like more productivity, a lifting of the spirits; and it even reduces the risk of heart disease. Did you know that even important and very busy people, like the late President John F. Kennedy, have been known to have the childish habit of taking a daily nap?
Companies are losing billions of dollars a year due to employee stress and burn out, most of which can be prevented. Even the Huffington Post has two nap rooms in its head office. (Suggestion here that this privilege not be misused.)
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