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Title: Do you take naps?
Post by: White Wolf Guardian on April 20, 2018, 01:58:38 PM
I have to ask, because I am curious if other people enjoy this activity from time to time.


Do you find yourself sleepy or tired during some parts of the day and do you indulge into them and take a short sleep so you can rejuvenate yourself?


I don't do it that often, but when I do, I feel a lot better. I might do it maybe once every two weeks, but I wish I could do it a lot more than that. School, work, errands, etc, sometimes it seems impossible to have time for naps.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: ? on April 20, 2018, 02:15:56 PM
I generally dont nap even though I am tired a lot and sleep late a bunch as of now. The closes I generally get to napping nodding off for a second if I am board or not doing anything but I usually quickly snap back.
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Post by: WingedZephyr on April 20, 2018, 04:22:58 PM
Frequently, like every day or two. Occasionally multiple times a day. It's been worse lately with school because I sometimes stay up stupidly late to work on homework. Without school and with a normal work schedule it wasn't nearly this bad.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Brisky on April 20, 2018, 04:24:31 PM
I'd love to nap, but I seem to be psychologically (or whatever) incapable of sleeping during daytime, except for abnormal circumstances. (Like no sleep in more than 36 hours, for example)

Life is unfair... :c
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: notched on April 21, 2018, 08:42:09 AM
I enjoy waking up early, doing something almost useless and napping a few times while waking up.
Sometimes I sleep during the day-day. But that has to be strictly induced.
If just zoning out and letting my mind wander with my eyes closed is considered napping, I would say I nap at least 3 times a day.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Baud on April 21, 2018, 09:04:21 AM
I nap every day, I have to if I want to remain functional. My naps can be as short as one hour or can span out to cover four hours, but never more than that.

Napping feels great when you're tired (which is basically always for me) but there are times where once I wake up I feel even more tired than before. That feeling usually goes away after ten minutes or so, but it's still very unpleasant.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Grey on April 21, 2018, 11:50:38 AM
I usually get the urge to nap, but I tend to avoid doing so. I found to kinda messes me up for the rest of the day. I don't get any energy from it and it actually makes me quite drowsy for hours after, and it gives me a headache and eye pain.

I prefer to just wait 'till night for sleep.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: TiaDefiant on April 22, 2018, 01:06:23 AM
I try not to nap during the day, because I don't want to end up staying up till 5am. Also, it's been ingrained in my head by my family that napping during the day is what lazy people do.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: AceAurora on April 22, 2018, 01:17:20 AM
I used to take naps after college classes but recently I have more been drinking energy drinks because of projects I have to finish. I can't wait for classes to be done...
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Alistair on April 22, 2018, 03:13:46 AM
I take naps nearly every day and they last up to four hours. Yeah I feel some energy restored, but I usually wake up dizzy and upset.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Melanoma on April 22, 2018, 09:30:11 PM
Sometimes. Really depends on whether or not I feel tired. I try not to nap when I'm feeling upset or frustrated because otherwise I'm just going to be lying there, simmering in my own stress.


At best, I'll just lie down and clear my mind. Maybe I'll fall asleep, maybe I won't.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: fourur on April 22, 2018, 10:47:03 PM
i avoid taking nap, because i would like to sleep 3hours and wouldn't be capable to sleep at night .

it's very hard to no take a little nap in the afternoon for me tho.
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Post by: Jenac Azaela on May 02, 2018, 07:59:55 PM
I personally try to never have a nap, only barely allowing myself to rest my eyes at most. This is 10% because I want to maintain a steady sleep cycle, and 90% because sleep is a waste of time and I wish to partake in such activity at the absolute bare minimum.
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Post by: Vay on May 02, 2018, 09:08:01 PM
yep, I do take naps during my time being awake, makes it refreshing, or right after a big meal
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Naval on May 03, 2018, 03:04:38 PM
  Hmmm I don’t really ever take naps. Mostly due to having to be active most of the time. Now when I have a free day such as when I don’t have work or school I often extend the time I sleep. But rarely do I ever take a nap as usually if I do thats me going to sleep..which often messes up my routine. So as much as I would love to nap..its oddly a lot of work for me XD Soo That is just something I do really do, while I have friends who take a nap every day after school and such.  @[email protected]
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Oriaan on May 24, 2018, 11:30:19 AM
I dont nap,
Sometimes I fall asleep in class but before I fall I wake up within a few secconds before anyone notices (I hope no one notices at least)
The only times I nap are when I'm sick
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: L. Jay Echoes on June 10, 2018, 06:40:58 PM
My medication makes me drowsy, so I do nod off just about every afternoon. This is something specific to my post-college life. Usually, I'll listen to Vangelis (his El Greco album is the most pastoral thing I've ever heard), George Winston, or City of Prague Philharmonic's "History of Horror" to entertain me as I drift around, then, about 45-90 minutes later, I'll be refreshed enough to get back to work.
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Post by: hanngnecessary on July 01, 2018, 03:43:00 PM
i've tried to take naps but i can't. i just can't sleep during the day for some reason. even if i make my room completely dark i still know its still daytime so i can't sleep.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Quincy the Raccoon on August 11, 2018, 10:58:40 AM
Naaah, naps are for the nini's!  -.-
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: EliasWexler on August 11, 2018, 11:08:49 AM
To quote one of my favorite characters:

"I hate people dying. I hate killing, too. I don't like to see people cry or to cry myself. How must it feel not to be able to choose one's life? What about when a family member dies? or when a loved one dies? Nobody wants those things. Yet, the world laughs and hungers for such suffering. I've never had any burning desire to change anything. But it would be sad without change. I don't want to lose anything else... It sucks, but I think it's about time I moved forward. I've averted my eyes until now, but... If I have to, I'll take a hard look at my own past. To achieve a world where nobody ever loses anything... A world where everyone can laugh... and just take afternoon naps all the time."

-How to Build a Kingdom of Afternoon Naps
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Athlaros on August 16, 2018, 02:44:52 PM
Yes. I love sleeping, oddly enough.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Dragonheart on August 19, 2018, 02:00:46 AM
I rediscovered napping last year, during my senior year of high school, and oh boy has it helped me a ton. If I get the chance and I'm tired or low on energy, I'll take an hour's nap to recharge. Even if I don't properly fall asleep and just doze for a while, it still recharges the metaphorical batteries really well and helps me be more functional and altogether healthier.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: ComradeSch on August 19, 2018, 03:47:53 AM
Usually I only nap if I'm feeling ill, my sleep schedule is messed up because I've got crippling insomnia or really, REALLY drained from work, otherwise, I'll usually try to find something to keep my mind occupied. Usually working on something or getting mauled by zombies in 7 Days to Die.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: dave! on September 16, 2018, 05:28:42 AM
Napping is amazing. Best thing I ever did with my life.

There's nothing better than getting to lie down and rest. Except for being tired afterwards. >:(
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Rocco Rex on September 16, 2018, 06:38:36 PM
I definitely nap (humorous considering how much I hated em when young) and can do so literally anywhere
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: dave! on September 17, 2018, 12:44:24 AM
I definitely nap (humorous considering how much I hated em when young) and can do so literally anywhere
That's the spirit, eheheh. What's the strangest place you've napped?
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Rocco Rex on September 17, 2018, 01:32:34 AM
Let's see. Either on a toilet with no door in bootcamp (and I was out a while), in a portapotty, or in full kit leaning back so where my body armor and helmet met at perfect angle
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: dave! on September 17, 2018, 03:39:52 AM
Let's see. Either on a toilet with no door in bootcamp (and I was out a while), in a portapotty, or in full kit leaning back so where my body armor and helmet met at perfect angle

That was not what I was expecting, and yet it was exactly what I wanted.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Albie on September 17, 2018, 04:23:37 AM
Sometimes, if I am tired.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Rocco Rex on September 17, 2018, 11:17:15 PM
Let's see. Either on a toilet with no door in bootcamp (and I was out a while), in a portapotty, or in full kit leaning back so where my body armor and helmet met at perfect angle

That was not what I was expecting, and yet it was exactly what I wanted.
*tips fedora* Happy to oblige
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: ThatOneMillipede on September 22, 2018, 04:05:16 AM
Nope. No matter how much I try I just can't take a nap
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Corran Orreaux on October 12, 2018, 06:23:27 AM
I have enough trouble getting to bed for normal sleep, naps are not possible  :'(
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: GlacialisTempest on October 22, 2018, 09:55:14 PM
Generally when I feel like taking a nap it's either when I've been behind the wheel for a while or when I'm at work. Can't say I'm brave enough to take a nap in those situations.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Athlaros on October 22, 2018, 10:46:07 PM
I can't stop sleeping pretty much.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: flurry on October 23, 2018, 02:17:39 PM
Sometimes i nap in the early afternoon if i feel like i need it lol
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Post by: Veki on October 29, 2018, 11:28:31 PM
I do not nap. I don't have time to nap so I don't. Even if I did, I wouldn't because I'm used to not napping.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: callisto_ on November 05, 2018, 05:04:56 AM
whenever i get the chance. doesn't matter if i got 5 hours of sleep or 10, i'm just perpetually sleepy and in need of a rest
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Post by: EmiChan on November 13, 2018, 11:22:26 PM
ya I take naps!! like 3-4 times a week!! naps are seriously the best thing ever :)
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: THAX-39 on November 21, 2018, 03:46:27 AM
Very, very rarely. There is the odd time where I feel extremely tired and might pass out in the afternoon. But I try to avoid taking naps normally because most of the time when I wake up, I feel even worse and my mouth tastes bad.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: L. Jay Echoes on December 07, 2018, 04:05:25 PM
I'm taking fewer naps than I am meditation sessions. I find the exploration of my personal thoughts and feelings to be a rather refreshing experience, although I do sometimes fall asleep.

The difference is this: Taking a nap involves listening to music in order to fall asleep. Meditation is taking a look at what's going on inside my mind with my eyes closed, being a little more vigilant about the thought traffic going on in there.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Kraylan on December 07, 2018, 07:38:45 PM
I wish I could "just" take a nap. but no, when I feel tired and go lay down I'll sleep for three hours then usually wake up feeling way more tired than before, and longing to just go to sleep. So, nah, no naps for this dragon lol.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: ZephyrSpecs on December 12, 2018, 07:39:40 AM
I have very fragmented sleep, so I'm forced to nap frequently. It's part of the blessing and the curse that is my severe bipolar disorder.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: MegaMutt on December 12, 2018, 12:40:15 PM
I've mastered the art of power naps! I don't think that counts as a proper nap, but if I'm really zonked out in the day, I'll find a quiet place, set an alarm for 15 minutes, and just close my eyes!  ^_^

It always leaves me feeling refreshed. Of course, I don't actually sleep during that 15 minutes.
Title: Re: Do you take naps?
Post by: Molecular §hadow Ғox on December 21, 2018, 01:50:56 PM
I tend to nap after tea. You know how it is when you get comfy on your sofa hehe
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Post by: moonraiser on December 26, 2018, 08:43:05 PM
I work a night shift so yes I love to take naps. especially during the holidays, all those daywalkers wanting to start so early in the day  @[email protected]
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Post by: hannsthemanns on December 30, 2018, 06:33:21 AM
What Molecular §hadow Ғox said! When I'm all warm and cozy from a cup of tea, that's almost guaranteed as an instant nap for me. The problem I have is that I am a pretty deep sleeper so once I'm asleep, I'm out... I can't power nap!