How long is a Power Nap

How long is a Power Nap

On Wikipedia “A power nap is a short sleep that terminates before deep sleep (slow-wave sleep; SWS); it is intended to quickly revitalize the subject. Cornell University social psychologist James Maas coined the term.” Naps are usually termed as first or second stages of sleeping. A short answer would be 10-20 minutes of sleep would be enough to energize your body and increase performance.

Some benefits of power naps are-

Improved Performance- Studies have proven that a short power nap can help you increase productivity and increase your focus at your work.

Better Mood- Short naps can help you boost energy levels and increase positivity & reduce stress.

Lower Blood Pressure- Studies show that naps can help you reduce blood pressure by 5 mm Hg. Just 2 mm Hg reduction can prevent risk of heart attack by 10%.

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