Sleeping At Work Considered Good

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Offline Hadrian

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« on: 05/03/2009 22:28:37 »
Sleeping At Work Considered Good
 
A town in Germany has discovered that sleeping while at work has
increased worker efficiency.  The small town of Vechta which is
situated southwest of Hamburg, have allowed the workers to take
a nap for 20 minutes.  They can go home or doze off at work
after lunch.  "In the beginning employees were skeptical about
the project, but then they were happier and they started working
better." said town spokesman Frank Kaethler.  This project
started because their was a lot of work that needed to be done
and not enough employees, so they received a course from the
local health insurance company on napping.  It has been found
that 22% of the German population naps but the town of Vechta is
the only one that has implemented the project.


I moving there next week....................... [;D]

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« Reply #1 on: 06/03/2009 01:33:12 »
Cool !!

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« Reply #2 on: 06/03/2009 01:35:14 »
I think I'll move there as well - try that here and well, at the elast, one would be very decorated and at worst, a one way escort to the airport
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« Reply #3 on: 06/03/2009 02:28:04 »
 I found a German article online about that town. They say it is called "power napping" and is common in the USA for years. I did not hear about that here. It is supposed to be good for your spinal cord and to avoid mistakes. I believe it. I used to nap during my internship in Germany. During my lunch break that is. It felt pretty good. I still often pull over when driving home to take a nap. Especially in the winter. I get tired when it gets dark.
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« Reply #4 on: 06/03/2009 04:45:10 »
nice.....Naps are glorious when you can take them.
« Last Edit: 06/03/2009 04:49:52 by Karen W. »

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« Reply #5 on: 06/03/2009 08:01:17 »
power napping is very good for you
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« Reply #6 on: 06/03/2009 09:23:37 »
if power napping is good try power sleeping!  [:D]

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« Reply #7 on: 06/03/2009 11:53:22 »
It can be a problem when you're doing 100kph up the M6!!!
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« Reply #8 on: 06/03/2009 11:54:55 »
I think you're thinking of power steering. [:)]

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« Reply #9 on: 07/03/2009 00:37:44 »
Do you get to sleep with colleagues?
Give a man a fire and he is warm for a day, set a man on fire and he is warm for the rest of his life.

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« Reply #10 on: 07/03/2009 00:39:54 »
Jeez Make it Lady! Are you sure you're feeling alright today? [:)]

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« Reply #11 on: 07/03/2009 00:43:42 »
Ah yes, but only twenty minutes of joy?
Let's start in the morning and see how it develops instead.
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« Reply #12 on: 07/03/2009 00:45:05 »
You are not supposed to take photos!
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« Reply #13 on: 07/03/2009 00:46:14 »
No sleep and no photos.
What are you?

My Boss???
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« Reply #14 on: 07/03/2009 00:54:34 »
If you want. I like being in control. Get some work done boy!
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« Reply #15 on: 07/03/2009 01:10:01 »
You've been talking to Karen?
She had some plan involving four men and a whip I heard?
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« Reply #16 on: 08/03/2009 06:17:21 »
It can be a problem when you're doing 100kph up the M6!!!

I bet it can!

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« Reply #17 on: 08/03/2009 06:18:42 »
Do you get to sleep with colleagues?

LOL..LOL..Noooooooo...That's only in Neil's second Life site!!!! LOL..

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« Reply #18 on: 08/03/2009 06:19:44 »
Jeez Make it Lady! Are you sure you're feeling alright today? [:)]

Don't know about her but she's making me feel better just laughing a bit! LOL....

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« Reply #19 on: 08/03/2009 06:20:45 »
You are not supposed to take photos!

LOL....

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« Reply #20 on: 08/03/2009 06:22:51 »
You've been talking to Karen?
She had some plan involving four men and a whip I heard?

Hee hee hee.... Hummm... Don"t let him fool you.. he likes being in the drivers seat! LOL...

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« Reply #21 on: 08/03/2009 10:42:14 »
I am just had a nap does that mean i working or am i still broken  [:P]

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« Reply #22 on: 08/03/2009 21:42:27 »
We went to see The Real Thing in concert last night (not my thing but my friend was keen to take me) Anyway, my hubby fell asleep whilst all around him were singing, dancing, clapping and cheering. The music was LOUD! He is the world champion napper. He sleeps at work behind his filing cabinet.   
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« Reply #23 on: 10/03/2009 00:52:59 »
take him to zz top for some zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzs

We went to see The Real Thing in concert last night (not my thing but my friend was keen to take me) Anyway, my hubby fell asleep whilst all around him were singing, dancing, clapping and cheering. The music was LOUD! He is the world champion napper. He sleeps at work behind his filing cabinet.