Power Naps – Links

I suspect I may have a sleep disorder that keeps me from getting a truly restful night’s sleep. Until I’m able to remedy this, I’m inclined to try napping as a way to refresh during the day. So far 20-minute naps seem to be ideal.

Here are some links to articles about how to get the most benefit from naps:

How Long to Nap for the Biggest Brain Benefits
different durations for different benefits

13 Tips for the Best Naps Ever

The Secret (and Surprising) Power of Naps
WebMD article

How to Design the Perfect Nap

Sleep Calculator
helps determine when to go to bed or when to wake up for the best sleep/nap

Interactive Nap Wheel
helps determine the best time to take a nap based on when you woke up