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Horse Tucks Himself In, Takes A Nap

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.15.2015 | Good News

Why the long face? Because it's nap time, and even horses have to kick back and rest their hooves once in a while. But who -- whether four-legged o...

Naps Are Even Better For The Brain Than We Realized

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.24.2015 | Science

We know that naps are a great way to relieve stress while boosting mood and productivity. And new research suggests that a little midday shut-eye can ...

How The World Sleeps

Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel

Every country has its own unique and distinguishable customs. Traveling from place to place is a chance to see new sights, learn different histories a...

What I Really Want In The Bedroom

Rita Templeton | Posted 03.11.2015 | Parents
Rita Templeton

You want to fulfill my fantasies, right? Satisfy my deepest desires? I thought so. That's why I'm going to cut right to the chase and let you know exactly what I want between the sheets: no guessing games, no playing coy, just straight to the stuff that will make me melt.

You're So Excited... But it's Your Nap Time (Sung to the Pointer Sisters Song)

Jennie Sutherland | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Jennie Sutherland

Does your little one ever skip a nap? Perhaps she is too hopped up on sugar? Or maybe his schedule is all thrown off -- because today is a holiday, a weekend or a day of the week that ends in "Y"?

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...

Here's How To Get More Restful Sleep Tonight

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living

It's no secret that sleep is crucial to our concentration, health and happiness. On the flip side, not getting enough sleep can lead to serious health...

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...

A Different Kind Of Power Nap

Jennifer Latch | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Latch

When I think back to what it was like when I had a toddler and a newborn, the memories are a little hazy. That period was a combination of happiness and overwhelm.

5 Genius Inventions That Make It Possible To Nap Pretty Much Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living

There's nothing quite like a good nap -- but for most of us, an afternoon snooze is hard to come by. There are obvious barriers to napping, like ha...

4 Steps to Avoiding Burnout as a Single Mom

Brianna Upton | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brianna Upton

Let's be honest, it's not only the pressure of the outside modern world that makes you feel like you must get it all done; we do it to ourselves. It's the reality of, if I don't do it now, who will? That is the area in which burnout is knocking on our door.

Napping Around: Colleges Provide Campus Snooze Rooms

Time | Posted 08.29.2014 | College

Michigan put cots in a library and is testing out a high-tech chair designed for napping, while James Madison is adding more bean bags to a nap room i...

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...

8 Places We Want To Nap Right Now

Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kitty Appel, HuffPost Healthy Living Intern Around 80 percent of people nap at least once a week, and studies show that napping improves memory,...

Why Naps Aren't Just For Kids

The Guardian | Luisa Dillner | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

What does the model Cara Delevingne have in common with Leonardo da Vinci and John F Kennedy? The habit of napping. When US Vogue this month revealed ...

This Invention Is About To Change Napping Forever

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel

We've seen some truly bizarre travel doohickies in our day, from two-story armrests to pocket-sized humidifiers to color-changing, mood-tracking happi...

Independence Day Came Early for Our Little Girl

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 08.31.2014 | Parents
Lorne Jaffe

We might be less than a week away from the Fourth of July, but Sienna's been in the throes of a sudden independence streak.

8 Awesome (Yes, Awesome!) Things About Toddlers

Jennifer Benjamin | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Benjamin

While it's easy to gripe about the annoyances, I think it's also important to embrace the sweetness of this stage.

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, ...

The Case For Napping On The Job

Liz Wilkes | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Wilkes

Since "sleeping on the job" has long been associated with laziness, I was terrified of being discovered. But because my afternoon naps had such an obvious positive effect on my ability to function in the later hours of the day, I made every effort to sneak them in.

The Energy Secret These 15 Successful People Swear By

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Comedian Carrie Snow once said, "No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap." She may be onto something. While we all know that we should be log...

5 Signs I Need to Get the Heck Out of My Comfort Zone

Terry K Carr | Posted 07.05.2014 | Fifty
Terry K Carr

Do I want to live the rest of my life in a comfort zone so safe it's becoming a coffin? Here are five signs that tell me I need to get the heck out of my comfort zone.

How A Black Fake Fur Couch Became A Life-Changer

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.18.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Many moons ago when I was moving into my very first college apartment, I spent what was at the time a small fortune on a black fake fur couch with padded arms and a low back. The aesthetics of black fake fur not withstanding, I selected the couch for one reason: When my boyfriend and I went out furniture shopping, I laid down to test it out and within minutes, passed out asleep.

What Dreams May Come, or Feelin' Drowsy

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

This winter, I developed an odd napping habit. As I described to my doctor, this new habit is different from my lifelong affection for the pleasures of plush pillows, soft blankets and high thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets (preferably Italian, if we're sharing pillow talk).