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power nap

A colloquial, humorous term for a nap taken during work for refreshment before resuming one's work.
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30am: I arrive in Liverpool after nearly enjoying a hurried vegetarian breakfast and several attempts at power napping in the taxi.
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It says that rather than sacking serial snoozers, employers should encourage power napping, which has been shown to increase productivity and reduce the risk of accidents at work.
Working on through the day without taking a break also "makes you stupid", while power napping makes people "more alert, more productive and less accident-prone".
The next step is to try power napping before a relatively unimportant event, in case you find it hard to wake up.
get into bed: Today will see the start of the UK's first National Nap at Work Week when experts such as Professor Horne are expected to call for a change in our working culture to embrace power napping.
If your bosses haven't got round to the idea of power napping, don't be ashamed to find a quiet spot in the canteen or just put your head on the desk.