So, taking care of yourself off duty is just as important as in the station or on a call. Go easy with the alcohol. SMOKING IS BAD FOR YOU (unless it’s at the barbecue). Get your screenings done. Stay active. Try to keep a standard sleeping schedule. And, yes, naps are okay. And, your brain is a muscle, too. Take care of it; you only get one.  Clicking on the thumbnail below opens a PDF with easy to implement nap schedules things to keep yourself in good shape for the job, for your crew, for your family, FOR YOU.