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To Nap or Not to Nap

Melissa Hsu | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Hsu

When I see these alarming numbers, it's clear that something is fundamentally wrong. The consequences of unhealthy sleep habits are deeply affecting American youth. It's clear that tired, stressed out students need to maintain healthy sleep patterns and invest in their self-care.

Want To Be More Productive? Take A Nap.

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.16.2016 | Healthy Living

You might think spending more time snoozing will make your work pile up, but actually a little rest might be the best way to get more done.&nb...

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Napping

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.26.2015 | 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...

You Can Be Too ‘Type A' To Fall Asleep During A Nap, And 6 Other Myths, Busted

Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living

Remember naptime as a kid? Those were the good old days, when every afternoon came with a built-in snooze button. But as we graduate into adulthood, s...

6 Unconventional Ways To Have A Happier Day

Eliana Reyes | Posted 11.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Eliana Reyes

If we can achieve daily happiness, then mastering it on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis becomes reality. Remember, happiness is a set of appetizers, not the final meal. Take it in bite sizes.

The Retirement Nap

Claire N. Barnes, MA | Posted 11.12.2015 | Fifty
Claire N. Barnes, MA

I've always been an early bird. I rise before the chickens, and retire to my comfy bed with a book and nightcap early -- drifting off when my eyes are tired with talk radio chirping in my ear. This has been my pattern my entire adult life.

13 Ways to Waste Time -- and How to Get It BACK!

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Paola K Amaras

My writing partner Paul Kraly and I decided that while we were still not suffering from triskaidekaphobia, we'd brainstorm a companion piece to the re...

Mobile Pods Let Busy City-Dwellers Nap In The Middle Of The Day

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living

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The Simple Secret To How Pope Francis Keeps Up With His Hectic Schedule: Sleep

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.25.2015 | Religion

Four days into his historic visit to the United States, Pope Francis has kept a whirlwind schedule of events in Washington and New York, with thr...

5 Ways To Get Rid of Insomnia (Without Taking Drugs)

Thrillist | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Meagan Drillinger Credit: Shutterstock Listen, we can't lie to you. Sleep drugs are fantastic. Ambien, Lunesta... even regular old Advil PM. Th...

Man Feared Dead Along Pennsylvania Highway Was Just Napping

AP | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.24.2015 | Weird News

State police say a man feared dead along an eastern Pennsylvania highway was just napping. ( ) reports s...

What Science Now Knows About Every Dream State

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Scientists are beginning to grasp the various styles of dream narratives. More specifically, psychiatrists at University of Montreal are trying to untangle the qualitative differences between the three categories of dream-states.

7 Very Important Reasons To Take A Nap Right Now

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Sleep is very, very good. And while it's essential to get a solid seven to nine hours per night, when you occasionally miss the mark, a nap can he...

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 -- ...

Puppy Does Not Want To Take A Nap, Mom

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.23.2015 | Good News

"Go take a nap." "But Moooommmmm!" "I'm going to count up from one, and by the time I get to three, you better be in that bed." [puppy rolls ...

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: How to Find That Magic Line... or Not

Shelly Peiken | Posted 06.07.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

I've learned from experience, the best way to recharge my brain is to turn it off -- for a half hour at least. When I wake, my synapses will be fresh. The word or the line that eluded me before, will reveal itself voluntarily. And I will feel like a fool for not having seen it sooner.

Where Napping At Work Can Get You Fired

AP | By MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business

"Willful sleeping on the job is something that rises to criminal conduct."

How Naps Do Your Brain (And Body) Good

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.17.2015 | Science

Running seriously low on sleep? A nap can not only make you feel better, but can reverse the effects of poor sleep by restoring hormones and proteins ...

Don't Meditate to Cure Exhaustion: Why Women Are Really So Tired

Karen Brody | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

He's in 10th grade now, and my mind thinks: What about life after high school? That's why yoga nidra meditation Is as essential as my toothbrush. It helps clean up emotional debris. And with yoga nidra all I have to do is lie down, do nothing, and surrender.

Are You Unintentionally Giving Sleep a Bad Name?

Tracy Cutchlow | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Tracy Cutchlow

My plan is all about the mechanics, the timing, the facts. In the midst of it all, I've forgotten about how my daughter feels: She doesn't want to sleep.

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 ...

4 Scientific Ways To Nap Better

OWN | Posted 11.26.2014 | OWN

In a perfect world, we'd all be able to take a break from our busy days and recharge with a much-needed nap. But since it's virtually impossible to ca...

Dream, Girl: Three Power Notes to Women for a Happy and Healthy 2015

Karen Brody | Posted 01.25.2015 | Women
Karen Brody

Dreams remind us we're on a journey. Awake. Alive. Always being held.