It’s unlikely that you will find many individuals who don’t experience that midday post-lunch lethargy, but what can be done to overcome this irritating inconvenience? Well take a nap of course.
Whilst it may not always be convenient to catch some afternoon ZZZs if you are at your desk or in a meeting, if you can afford to fit in a half an hour power nap here is what it could do for you:
Sleep-promoting chemical adenosine builds up in the body throughout the day and causes drowsiness, meaning that if you skip a night of shut-eye the levels continue to build leaving eyelids feeling heavy and you feeling lethargic.
However, when you begin to drift off to sleep and the body begins to relax, the accumulation of adenosine in the body starts to break down.
At the same time, the...