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3 Rules For The Perfect Nap

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living

Ready to hit the pillow? Whether you need a short power nap or an hour-long siesta, sleep expert Els van der Helm has some tips for how to get the mos...

I Spent the Past Week Sleeping in the Office: This is What I Learned

Steve Feiner | Posted 05.06.2016 | Technology
Steve Feiner

I had a ton of work to catch up on and a couple of days in between my lease so I thought, "why not?" Saving an hour on the commute every day and sleeping under the desk has got to be a good idea, right? Well, here is what I learned

Cat Naps

Brenda Peterson | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Brenda Peterson

I awoke from my first cat nap to a spacious quiet that seemed to stretch out forever. It was a profound feeling of well being. Being well. I soon expanded my nap time to include dog-sitting my niece, a Siberian husky named Ella.

3 Reasons Why Getting Rid Of Siestas Won't Boost Spain's Productivity

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.06.2016 | Science

The siesta is a time-honored cultural tradition in Spain -- one that may soon be taking its place in the history books. The tradition of taking a thr...

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 50. The Snooze Button.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 04.05.2016 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

Lev turned 16 months today. He woke up at 6:00 a.m. interrupting a dream in which I was about to take a bite of some homemade bruschetta with goat cheese, lemon and olive oil. Not as bad as the other day when Lev woke Michelle up just before she was about to meet Oprah. But still.

It's Nap Time!

Jolene Varley Handy | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Jolene Varley Handy

Sleep and nap well. It's important. The world will still be waiting when you awake refreshed and poised for a truly successful life.

Confessions of a Car Napper

Danielle D Duplin | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Danielle D Duplin

Now that I'm a freelance consultant and my home is an empty nest, I'm meeting enlightened leaders across all industries who embrace the scientific findings which prove that proper sleep is a sensible management tool for enhancing creativity, problem solving, and decision making.

15 Comfy-Cute Animals Sleep Their Troubles Away

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living

Naps make the world go 'round. A 20-minute snooze can clear your head, incite creativity and make you feel less tired, for goodness' sake! A mid-day r...

5 Sleep Myths Debunked By An Expert

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Take it from a sleep expert who understands the importance of sleep. Ditch these common sleep myths, and you'll be sure to see improvements in your overall health and mood.

Kanye West Publicly Napped And The Internet Couldn't Resist

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living

Kanye West has had a busy month. So it's no wonder that he recently needed a nap: So today we went baby shopping with @johnlegend & @chrissyteige...

Best Places to Nap at the University of Oregon

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.20.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

The University of Oregon Nap Map is a list of places on campus that students can use as a resource to get a power nap. All suggestions are from current students at University of Oregon - main campus.

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. Taking a ...

Napping: The Underestimated Health Tip

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.25.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

To promote healthy living, several places on campus have been designated for naps. The Nap Map lists places on campus that students can use for power nap. All suggestions are from current students at the University of Oregon - main campus in Eugene. Click on a nap spot to learn more.

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...

Sleep On It: Your Brain Never Takes a Night Off

Jessica Payne, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Payne, Ph.D.

Somewhere along the line, sleep became the adult equivalent of eating your vegetables, something you have to do to get to something else you'd rather be doing, like eating dessert.

Minimizing the Meltdown: Tips for Trips with Kids Under 5

Diedre Anthony | Posted 01.03.2016 | Parents
Diedre Anthony

Every child is different, but toddlers come in similar packages. As parents, we have control over our children's environment. Anticipating what may cause a meltdown can help avoid one.

Work-Life Balance: Your Right to Love Your Life

Sara Hirsch | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Sara Hirsch

The fact that there was no resting room in the courthouse, doesn't necessarily mean that the U.S. undervalues sleep, it just means sleep and napping didn't belong in that specific context, or at least not in a designated area.

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

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.29.2016 | 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...

You Will Absolutely Love This 20-Minute Daily Life Improvement Habit

Bill Murphy Jr. | Posted 09.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Bill Murphy Jr.

There's so much talk recently about how hard we all work, and how overwhelmed we all feel. Does that sound like you? You don't get enough sleep each night, but it's unrealistic to think you'll scale back in the near-term. So what do you do?

Taking A Midday Nap Could Lower Your Blood Pressure

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Depending on your office environment, it might be considered unusual to have a cat nap in the middle of the workday. But recent research has found tha...

What Science Now Knows About Every Dream State

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.22.2016 | 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.

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...