"The Nap Cure" by Amy Hertz for Oprah Magazine. Burned-out? Sleep deprived? Desperate for help? The author recommends throwing away your prescriptions and learning to nap. According to sleep expert Gregg Jacobs, Ph.D., author of "Say Good Night to Insomnia, "The benefits of napping are widely researched and scientifically validated. We hope the time will come when it's routine during the workday to take a 20-minute nap instead of a 20-minute coffee break."