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The Art of Napping at Work

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You must be working hard if you're this tired.

A recent New York Times articles began, “In most countries, sleeping on the job isn’t just frowned upon, it may get you fired. But in Japan, napping in the office is common and culturally accepted.” The practice of “inemuri,” or sleeping on duty, displays diligence expressed as exhaustion.

It’s clear the Japanese have really figured things out: karaoke, ramen, getting paid to sleep. I mean what did you really think Godzilla was doing under the ocean for all that time. Not finishing up expense reports, I tell you that. So, in passing on this Eastern wisdom, here are the best places to nap at your job. Just don’t get caught.

Tired business man sleeping in meeting

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