Taking a nap is often the best part of my day. As children it is perhaps the last thing we want to do. But as an adult, we often long for them. And why not?! They can be refreshing and renewing. Helpful in clearing the mind.
According to the national sleep foundation a nap from about 20 to 30min to gain all the benefits of a nap. Anything longer and you may wake feeling worse. This is because a typical sleep cycle is 90 min.
Listening to when our bodies say to rest is important for our overall health. Taking a nap is one of things in life to make time to do. Something I try to do as often as my schedule permits.