Burnout is not a badge of honor. It’s a problem, and a common one, too. According to a research in 2013 of Harvard Medical School found, you’ve got a 96% chance of feeling burned out if you’re a senior leader.
Science shows sleep is beneficial for generating creative ideas. Ideas often come to you when your inner rider is asleep or bored, allowing your inner mule to speak up.
Learning, memory, reaction times, communication and motor skills are all significantly boosted by a short midday nap. The positive effects of an extended snooze, from 30 to 60 minutes, are even greater and persist over a longer period of time, up to 6 hours.