A decade of working from home and afternoon energy slumps set the perfect trap, and now that I’ve started, I don’t plan to stop. Set aside time and embrace failureThe most useful advice I found about napping was to be okay with not falling asleep. Set the sceneThe things that make you comfortable and able to nap will doubtless be different to those used by other people. Let your partner or roommates know you’re napping so they won’t bug you. This side effect will often be worse after a long nap rather than a short one.