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We all love to take a power nap during the day (so called “daytime naps”), but only a few are aware that power nap actually reboots the brain and has numerous benefits for our body. Seriously, a good power nap not only helps improve your productivity but also your overall well-being.

Power napping is magical. It’s the most effective way to wake up and refresh your mind when you’re feeling tired and sluggish. A research has shown that a power sleep is much better than no nap as it enhances the cognitive abilities and alertness.

Studies showed that those who usually napped for 30-90 minutes had better overall cognition compared to those who napped for longer or shorter, or who didn’t nap at all.

It’s also a good idea to avoid taking a short nap after 3 PM if you can help it. Because if you sleep too late in a day, you mess up your sleep later than night and the cycle continues.

Source: Whole