Studies have shown that taking naps can help increase your performance at work. To help  you validate the urge, especially in this post-summer-vacation week, we’ve embedded an infographic below that provides you with tips on how to take a nap.

The Wall Street Journal created the infographic called, “How to Take the Perfect Nap.” It’s great sleep advice and all of the reasons why you should consider napping an important part of your day. Check out one of these sleepy time white noise apps, while you are at it.

The full infographic is after the jump.

How To Take The Perfect Nap

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