It’s National Napping Day!
Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day. ~Friedrich Nietzsche
OK, it’s not. It’s Fatigue Syndrome Day.
Not Chronic Fatigue Syndrome which is a real and significant disorder and should be treated by medical professionals.
As in, eyelids shut. As in, head nodding during class. As in, I’ve been staring at the screen long enough and it is time for some zzzzz.
Life is something that happens when you can’t get to sleep. ~Fran Lebowitz
It’s not easy getting enough sleep when you’re in college.
People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one. ~Leo J. Burke
According to My Friend the Internet, there is a good bit of evidence showing that we don’t know how to sleep correctly. Which is weird since it’s one of those things we’ve been doing since birth.
Consciousness: that annoying time between naps. ~Author unknown
Turns out that we were better at sleeping before electricity interrupted things.
B.E. (before electricity), people would go to sleep shortly after sundown for their first sleep. They’d get up for a while in the middle of the night (probably to check the chickens) and then settle down for their second sleep.
Unless they lived some place hot, in which case they only tossed and turned in the heat and then took a long siesta to make up for the lack of sleep.
Sleep is a symptom of caffeine deprivation. ~Author Unknown
For those of us that are required to jump leap slither out of bed each morning in order to go to work, caffeine is a friend. An important friend. An enabler.
Happy Good Morning.
The best cure for insomnia is a Monday morning. ~Author Unknown
I don’t know what that makes Thursday morning. We can talk about it after my nap.