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Original Article – Save 12 hours A Week Sleeping + 4 Tips On How To Fall Asleep Fast
You may already be getting similar REM cycles as Biphasic WITHOUT the nap.
I only need to sleep ~5 minutes of the 20 minutes to get a REM cycle. You will know- It will feel like 2-3 hours went by, but its only been 20 minutes.
After 3 weeks, your body will adjust. You will have learned how to fall asleep in 20 minutes.
The first 3 weeks are hard.
Final warning- the first 3 weeks are hard.
I recommend picking one consistent time of day +/-2 hours as a target. I do 6pm, and nap between 4-8pm, but an early or later nap is not crushing.
If you drink more than 100mg Caffeine a day, it might be worth abstaining for a few weeks before starting.
I failed and slept in 2 times during those 3 weeks. Do your best.
Set the alarm for 20 minutes, pick a spot, dont open your eyes, don’t move. Wait until the alarm goes off.
Those practices are bad, do your best to limit as much as possible.
Broscience: Strange benefits I’ve discovered- If I sleep in 9+ hours after drinking or if I feel like I’m getting sick- I often can cure it. (Mrs Efficiency agrees)
Me and Mrs Efficiency have swapped drivers to take naps on a long car ride after work.
There are more places/times to nap than you think. We almost never skip it. It is only 20 minutes. (I’ve done it at a wedding and no one noticed.)
As a Detroit Lions Fan who visits my parents on Sunday, the 20 minute nap can be a godsend.
Enjoy the extra 2 hours. This includes when you diet- expect to be awake 2 extra hours…
The 20 minute nap boosted after-work productivity, but we have used the time to play video games.
Imagine going to bed at 2AM and being awake at 8AM. Was useful changing time zones and traveling Italy.
Plan a time to try it, and start. Give yourself 3 months, see how you like it.
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