iOS app Android app

Nap

Mini Pig Wakes From Nap To Chow Down On Ice Cream

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.08.2015 | Good News

It should really be illegal to be woken up from a nap -- unless there's food involved. And thank goodness there is in Pickle's case. In the vid...

This Could Be The Best Thing To Happen To Napping Since Beds

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel

It's rare to find a travel gadget that's actually worth purchasing. Behold: the Trtl Nap Scarf, an in-flight napping device that looks like it -- ...

A Post-Lunch Nap Can Help You Fight Heat Fatigue

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - Sleeping only a few hours at night may increase the risk for physical and mental strain when wo...

Big Bro Orders Little Sis To Take A Nap To Pull Herself Together

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.08.2015 | Parents

Sleep is super important -- just ask these kids. While this little girl was throwing a tantrum, her big brother said sternly, "Did you have a nap ...

Why You Should Nap At Work

Ron Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ron Friedman, Ph.D.

Midday napping may sound like an extravagant indulgence that coddles workers. And it's true that employees reap considerable advantage. But the ultimate beneficiaries of allowing for rest are the companies that create the conditions for optimal functioning.

5 Tricks For The Best Nap Ever

Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living

By Barbara Stepko Naps used to get a bad rap, conjuring up all sorts of unfortunate -- and unfair -- images of slackers, rambunctious kindergarte...

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Napping

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living

Slowly but surely, more and more high achievers are coming around to the idea that an afternoon nap can do a body (and a bottom line) good. But there ...

Here's Why Everyone Should Embrace Workplace Napping Right Now

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Although it's certainly advised that you power down devices an hour before bed, escort them out of the bedroom and log a solid seven to eight hours ev...

How To Power Nap For All-Day Energy

Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

By Christopher Ketcham for Men's Journal When billionaire adventurer Steve Fossett broke the record for around-the-world solo jet flight in 2005, h...

8 Tips For Taking The Perfect Afternoon Nap

Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

On those days when your to-do list is a mile long and there just don't seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done, a nap is probably th...

Think You're A Napping Expert? Prove It

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living

Everybody loves a nap -- but how well do you know the ins and outs of healthy napping? Not that you needed another reason to sneak in some extra sh...

13 Tips For The Best Nap Ever

Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kelly Fitzpatrick for Life by DailyBurn A mid-afternoon nap of just 10 minutes can help you stay alert for more than two hours when you're sleep...

How To Tell If It's Time For A Nap In One Simple Chart

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Naps are usually seen as one of two things: a glorious yet supremely rare luxury or a pastime fitting only of those under the age of three. But whe...

Marissa Mayer: I Napped Too Hard

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology

Marissa Mayer is taking work-life balance to a whole other level. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company's CEO slept through a dinner me...

7 Simple Things I Do That Greatly Improved My Life... That You Should Do, Too

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy
Jon Hotchkiss

Below, a list of seven simple things I have worked regularly into my life that have made my life better. And not just better. A lot better.

9 Reasons To Take A Nap Today

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.09.2014 | Healthy Living

We'll admit it, here at The Huffington Post, we're pretty obsessed with sleep. We're lucky to have two of our very own nap rooms, and a president, ...

Fighting For Enough Sleep... In Preschool?

Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Pat F. Bass, III, M.D., MPH Napping may be something many parents of young children take for granted, but you may...

The Good Nap

Cindy Bressler | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Cindy Bressler

The term "nap" on its own may sound like behavior appropriate for a baby or child, not an activity for a grown-up. For some adults the term "power nap" may legitimize getting some afternoon shut-eye. The fact is you can benefit from a nap if you're 2, 22, 42, 62 or 82.

How To Improve At Anything

Jon Wortmann | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

Meditate for 12 minutes a day. Then, take a nap each day or get a little more sleep at night. And finally, reward yourself with little treats to stay more attentive and clear. Your brain is happy when it knows good things are happening.

12 Days of Winter Meditations: Day 6

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Rest: Hibernation After Christmas, lethargy takes over. It's the comedown after all the festivities, the settling in to the notion that there are ...

Can You Ever Really Catch Up On Sleep?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

None of us may be able to avoid the occasional night or period of insufficient sleep. But a healthy work-week sleep routine can and should leave you with nothing sleep-related to catch up on when the weekend arrives.

The Problem With Extra-Long Naps

Posted 10.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 10/24/2013 10:50 AM EDT on LiveScience A nap, a siesta, or as the Chinese call it, a wujiao, is a ple...

The Case For Napping At School

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

New research shows that a midday nap may play a crucial role in enhancing memory and boosting learning capabilities in preschool-age children.

Sleep Like A Baby

Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Caroline Schaefer "Sleep like a baby" isn't simply an expression -- it's also a directive from health experts. "When it comes to getting rest,...

The Key To A More Productive Workday?

Posted 09.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Vanessa Caceres Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. Ready for a midday snooze? Don't feel guilty about it. Napping may just be the an...