Siesta says Siesta is An afternoon rest or nap, especially one taken during the hottest hours of the day in a hot climate.

Rest is usually taken after ‘Lunch’

It’s also known as ‘Power nap’.

Said to be a Mediterranean custom.

When it’s Siesta Time…all are welcome !


“Never waste anytime you can spend sleeping”     Frank H Knight


“Always nap when you can.It’s cheap medicine”  unknown

Any health benefits?

It is claimed that the siesta has certain health benefits.

  • Reduces chances of heart attack
  • Mental alertness
  • Improves memory
  • Gives you enough energy for the rest of the day
  • Mind becomes calm
  • May help you in getting tips to solve your problems
  • Body gets recharged

Any time duration for Siesta?

Maybe it depends on the time available to you.

May be one to two hours?

Ideal Siesta duration is said to be less than 30 minutes, and I feel anything above 30 minutes makes you more lazy and lethargic.

Any ideal time for Siesta?

Said to be between 2.00 pm and 3.00 pm. ( mid-day nap )

Keep calm…it’s Siesta Time

Excuse me…My time for Siesta


“That moment when you have so much things to do,so you decided to take a nap instead”



“All life is a nap.The more naps you take better”   unknown

This post is in response to Ragtag community’s daily prompt – SIESTA

Thank you guys for the inspiration.

Thank you. Namaste 🙏🙏🙏

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  5 comments for “Siesta

  1. June 17, 2020 at 8:25 pm

    You have the coolest ideas!:)

    Liked by 1 person

  2. June 18, 2020 at 3:01 pm

    My siestas go well beyond 30 mins and after which, I’m certainly more tired. That’s why I grab a cup of coffee instead 😅

    Liked by 1 person

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