NATIONAL NAPPING DAY
When is National Napping Day in 2024?
National Napping Day in 2024 is on the Monday, 11th of Mar (3/11/2024).
National Napping Day is on the 71th day of 2024. There are 295 days left in the year.
National Napping Day Facts
- Date: Mar 11, 2024
- Also Called: Napping Day
- Celebrations: Have a meal before take the nap
The holiday allows people a chance to experience their younger years by taking a nap during the day. You get to lie down after the afternoon meal and honor the holiday. The National Napping Day comes after the daylight saving time which refers to the day when the clocks get moved back one hour at 2 am at the local daylight time; in the end, the time reads 1.am in the local standard time. The National napping day was created in 1999 as a move to enlighten people on the health benefits of good quality sleep.
History of Napping Day
The holiday was created by a professor from the University of Boston and his wife; their names were William Anthony and Camille Anthony. As an ordinary day observed in Spain, the napping day comes right after the afternoon meal. In regions past the Mediterranean, the day is highly anticipated by all people without regard for work or responsibility. In Italy, it goes by the name riposo, pisolini.
How to celebrate the National Napping Day
Well, you pretty much have the answer to this question. You need to find a little time in the afternoon and take that long nap.
You can have a meal before you take this nap. When you wake up, you will be able to tackle the remainder of the day stress-free.
In the case where you have a demanding job, this nap will do you much good. Taking this nap is vital for your health.
In some cases, drivers and commuters are also advised to stop their vehicles for about an hour and nap for about 30 to 40minutes before they resume their journey in observance of the National Napping Day.
You can also share your thoughts about napping on social media using the hashtag #NationalNappingDay.
A lot of people have their unique way of celebrating the day; the elderly persons in the community most prefer it.
Facts about the National Napping Day:
- The best naps are just about 20 to 30 minutes long.
- Napping three times a week reduces heart-related condition.
- Napping improves the overall performance of employees in the workplace. In school, it allows the students to face different issues in their curricula.
- In America, 60 million people are sleep deprived.
- Man is the only species on earth that plans and delay napping.
- Thinking about a nap can reduce your blood pressure.