You’ve probably heard your whole life that not doing enough, not being active, and not making the absolute most of every waking moment is just the worst thing ever. Being lazy is pretty awful, right?
Well, maybe not. While there are, of course, times when you have to get moving and get things done, it turns out that maybe living life in the slow lane is actually not a bad choice.
Most grown-ups are discouraged from napping during the day, but it turns out that napping daily is excellent for your health and well-being. Just like napping, though, we associate lounging around and taking things slow as a character flaw, or failing.
In reality, it’s not! It’s actually been shown to be a great way to boost creativity, invention, and even motivation.
We’re not saying to spend your life on the couch, of course, but when you’re feeling tired, tell yourself that it’s OK to have a little sit and just chill out for a few minutes. If anything, it’s good for you! When you get up again, you’ll feel refreshed and ready to go.
Read on to discover all the ways laziness is good for you, and let us know in the comments where your favorite spot to be lazy is!