The Nappuccino: Your Secret Weapon for Alertness

woman power napping at desk after a nappuccino


Hey coffee enthusiasts and sleepyheads! Did you know there’s a science-backed way to supercharge your alertness when you’re feeling a bit groggy? It’s called a Nappuccino – a perfect combination of a cup of coffee and a quick nap that can help you shake off the sleepiness and boost your energy levels. And what better day to try it than on March 11, National Napping Day, the day after we all lost an hour of sleep due to Daylight Saving Time?

The Science Behind the Nappuccino

To begin, you might be thinking, “A nap after coffee? That sounds counterintuitive!” But hold on, there’s some cool science behind it. Normally, caffeine and sleep don’t mix well – caffeine is known to interfere with our precious shut-eye. However, if you time it just right, you can use this quirky relationship to your advantage.

Here’s the secret: if you consume a cup of coffee right before taking a quick 20-minute nap, the caffeine has just enough time to start working when you wake up. This magical combination takes advantage of the natural dip in alertness that occurs about 20 minutes after you wake up from a nap, and the caffeine kicks in just in time to counteract it. It’s like a one-two punch to sleepiness!

How to Take a Nappuccino

Now that you’re intrigued, let’s break down the simple steps to master the art of the Nappuccino:

1. Choose Your Coffee Wisely: Opt for a moderate amount of coffee – you don’t want to overdo it. A standard cup should do the trick.
2. Time It Right: Consume your coffee right before settling down for a power nap. The goal is to wake up before the caffeine fully kicks in to avoid interfering with your sleep later in the day.
3. Set the Scene: Find a comfortable and quiet place to nap. A cozy chair or a peaceful corner can work wonders.
4. Keep It Brief: The magic happens in a short 20-minute nap. Set an alarm to ensure you don’t oversleep and miss the window of alertness.
5. Wake Up Refreshed: As you wake up, savor that delightful feeling of refreshed alertness, courtesy of your Nappuccino.


National Napping Day – Your Perfect Excuse

Furthermore, what better day to experiment with the Nappuccino than on National Napping Day especially when we’re all recovering from losing an hour of sleep due to Daylight Saving Time? So, be sure to use this day as the perfect excuse to treat yourself to a rejuvenating nap accompanied by the aromatic goodness of coffee.


So, there you have it – the secret weapon against sleepiness, the Nappuccino! Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or just in need of a quick energy boost, this simple trick might be the game-changer you’ve been looking for.Espresso Dave Coffee Catering barista serving worker a specialty coffee nappuccino at place of business from mobile espresso cart

And guess what? Espresso Dave’s is here to bring the Nappuccino experience to you! Imagine enjoying this delightful combination right at your office. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to turn your workplace into a haven of productivity and alertness. Contact us now to bring the Nappuccino to your next office event! Wake up and smell the coffee with Espresso Dave’s – your partner in caffeinated creativity!


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