An Indian startup endorses the “right to nap”

Sleeping on the job is now cool.

“Research shows that afternoon naps help with memory, concentration, creativity, and productivity,” Chaitanya Ramalingegowda, cofounder of Bengaluru-based Wakefit, wrote in an internal memo announcing “the right to nap.”

The mattress company has officially blocked 2pm-2.30pm on all 677 employees’ calendars for some quick shut-eye. Thirty minutes seems to be the sweet spot to improve mood and fight fatigue. Any longer and people may end up more groggy and less productive.

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