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"Then I discovered many other successful people who were nappers:
- Leonardo da Vinci took multiple naps a day and slept less at night.
- The French EmperorNapoleon was not shy about taking naps. He indulged daily.
- ThoughThomas Edison was embarrassed about his napping habit, he also practiced his ritual daily.
- Eleanor Roosevelt, the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, used to boost her energy by napping before speaking engagements.
- Gene Autry, “the Singing Cowboy,” routinely took naps in his dressing room between performances.
- President John F. Kennedy ate his lunch in bed and then settled in for a nap—every day!
- Oil industrialist and philanthropistJohn D. Rockefeller napped every afternoon in his office.
- Winston Churchill’s afternoon nap was a non-negotiable. He believed it helped him get twice as much done each day.
- President Lyndon B. Johnson took a nap every afternoon at 3:30 p.m. in order to break his day up into “two shifts.”
- Though criticized for it, President Ronald Reaganf amously took naps as well. "
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So there you go, don't feel so bad for taking those naps. They are good for you.