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The most natural time to take a nap, based on our circadian rhythms, is in the afternoon sometime between 2 and 4pm.
The ideal time to snooze is when a nap would contain a good balance of slow wave and REM sleep. This balance typically occurs 6 to 8 hours after waking.
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The best way to nap also depends on what kind of effects you’re looking for:
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Plan your nap for the time when your body is naturally sleepier and you’re more likely to fall asleep.
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