Who Doesn’t Love a Good Nap? Here’s How to Get Paid $1,500 to Snooze

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You could get paid $1,500 to nap every day for a month.

Is there anything that’s more of a dream job? Literally.

Eachnight, a website that’s all about sleep and mattress reviews, is conducting a study on napping. Sign up by May 31 and you might be one of the lucky five people chosen for the paid study.

Nappers will provide feedback to help researchers determine how various durations of naps affect fatigue, memory, motivation and productivity.

“The idea that napping is for young children and burnt-out university students is slowly dissipating, and an increasing number of working adults are beginning to see the benefits of a daytime snooze,” said Jasmin Lee, a writer and researcher at eachnight. cq lower case

“Understanding that napping can be a tricky thing to get right, we wanted to test out some of the theories behind the practice and decided how better to gather our findings than on real people who might benefit from a nap the most,” Lee added.

Here’s What’s Required to Get Paid to Nap

  • Applicants must be 18 or older.
  • Nap reviewers must be committed to napping every day for 30 days.  (That’s a high bar but somebody’s got to rise to the occasion.)
  • They will need to nap alone during the testing period and know for certain their naps won’t be disturbed.
  • Nap reviewers will have a video call before and after each experiment.
  • They will complete a verbal questionnaire detailing their experiences.
  • Applicants from all countries are welcome, but they must be able to write well in English.

Tips for Good Napping

Even if you don’t become a professional napper, you can work on your amateur game to maximize the benefits of a snooze. Eachnight offers these tips for getting the most out of your nap.

1. Set an alarm.

This ensures you don’t sleep too long and prevents you from waking up stressed and panicked.

2. Nap in a quiet, dark place in a comfortable temperature.

These conditions help you fall asleep faster.

3. Don’t nap late in the afternoon.

A late afternoon snooze can make it harder to fall asleep at night.

4. Allow time for “waking up.”

Try to plan on at least five minutes to be still, stretch, and transition back to wakefulness.

Katherine Snow Smith is a senior writer at The Penny Hoarder.