In days long past, a nap (or a short break) after a leisurely lunch was a commonplace occurrence in many parts of the world. This break was called a ‘siesta’, and was especially common in warm countries — Spain, Italy, Greece, as well as several countries in Latin America. In hot climates, taking a nap in the afternoon was a great way to escape the hottest hours of the day.
Lately though, the practice of taking a siesta has fallen out of favor. (Or at least it’s in decline) The modern world and it’s hyper-connected super-productive workplace has made the siesta a thing of the past…Read more