5 Tips for the Perfect Nap (5/6)

Nighttime sometimes just doesn't cut it. Master the essential art of napping with these easy steps to midday sleep perfection.

4. Consider a “Caffeine Nap”

4. Consider a “Caffeine Nap”

It sounds counter-intuitive, but sipping coffee right before a nap may be the perfect aid for optimal alertness, according to Japanese research. Since caffeine takes 20 to 30 minutes to take full effect, you’ll feel even more awake after your 20-minute rest. As Newsweek put it, “think of a nap as an extra shot in your latte.”

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