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Anybody else here enjoy power napping?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by KagamineLen, Sep 25, 2021.

  1. KagamineLen

    KagamineLen Video game and movie addict. V.I.P Member

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    Just half an hour in a mid afternoon after work makes the rest of the day go more beautifully for me. Power naps are awesome and should be recommended to more people in the world. Especially great after a long walk or some intense cardio working out.

    Anybody else here love the feeling after waking up from a power nap?
     
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  2. LadyS

    LadyS Work in Progess

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    I'm always jealous of people who can power nap. It takes me just as long to fall asleep and then I wake up more tired than before. Pointless.
     
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    Thinx Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Mostly I can't power nap, although I can often wake for a while at night then sleep again. I know someone else who can power nap, between work and the evening, but for me, I wouldn't wake until about 1am probably. Then be awake a few hours, then sleep again. It's great that you can do this.
     
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    unperson Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    I nap a lot now that I'm old. Anytime my eyelids get heavy, it's earplugs in and a soft black sock over the eyes.
     
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    Are you kidding? I love power napping!
    Are you kidding? I love power napping!
     
  6. MyLifeAsAnAspie

    MyLifeAsAnAspie Well-Known Member

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    I need a siesta sometimes. If I try napping much later than that I will ruin my sleep for the night however.
     
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    I would greatly benefit from a power nap, but can never fall asleep. It takes me ages to fall asleep.
     
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    QuestJan Active Member

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    I used to take the occasional nap on the couch when I had young children because they would wake me after a short time and it was great to drift off.

    Now that they are grown I do not b/c 1. I have a hard time falling asleep and 2. I tend to get sleep paralysis which I find frightening.
     
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    Jeremiah Chaotic Neutral

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    Whenever I try to have an afternoon nap, I usually end up sleeping till midnight...
     
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    Ken Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Yep. That's me exactly.
     
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    Au Naturel Au Naturel

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    Power naps feel really good but I find that they also prevent me from going to sleep at a reasonable time. I end up staying up late and then need to sleep in late to compensate. Unless I am really tired I try to avoid them.

    Used to be I couldn't nap at all. I just fell asleep and woke up hours later. I started doing naps when I was working a job with a long commute and I couldn't get enough sleep at night. Only worked as long as I had an hour's lunch. Otherwise, I woke up more tired than when I closed my eyes..
     
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    Fino Alex V.I.P Member

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    If I wanted a 30-minute nap, I would have to set a timer for at least an hour to give myself a half hour to fall asleep. I've only done it when I've been sleep-deprived for some reason.
     
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