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Celeste, Celeste DeMatteis Jewellery, Melbourne

I have been napping at work for 7 years now I think, not every day but often. When I was an apprentice I used to go into the room where the safe was kept and lie down on the floor and my boss would come and wake me up (I had a great boss) because…

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Jessica Veach, Seattle, USA

Lack of sleep is a common seizure trigger for many people living with epilepsy, including myself. Knowing that I needed sleep to keep my seizures at bay I built naps into my schedule several years ago. I found that just a 20-30 minute nap in the afternoon gave my brain a chance to rest and…

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Kellie Leanne Johnston, Melbourne, Victoria

I work in an open plan office environment. Occasionally, on those days I haven’t had enough sleep the night before or when work has been really busy, I have a nap. I make up a nice pillow with my coat, pop it on the desk in front of me and rest my head on it…

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Julie Moran SA

I am a manager of a global team and because of the time zone differences I find myself working at each end of the day, sometimes putting in very long hours. Since talking with Thea about napping and following some of the links she suggested, I decided to build naps into my daily life. I…

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David Roland PhD, Bangalow, NSW

David Roland is the author of How I Rescued My Brain: a psychologist’s remarkable recovery from stroke and trauma – a memoir covering the period from 2006 to 2011, in which, David applied his understanding of neuroplasticity to heal his own brain. “I experience mental fatigue as a result of a brain injury from stroke…

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Trevor Satour, Central Coast, NSW.

For a number of years now I have been aware of the recuperative and restorative powers of power naps. I have learnt how to nap in the busiest of places, like airport departure lounges, and on public transport and the like. I can nap sitting up or lying down as I often do in my…

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