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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 07.25.2014 | 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...

The Art Of The Perfect Nap

wsj.com | Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living

There's an art to napping. Studies have found different benefits -- and detriments -- to a nap's timing, duration and even effect on different peop...

"How to Babysit a Grandpa"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.02.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Being a grandfather comes with many important responsibilities, such as making funny faces, engaging in baby talk and otherwise behav...

Bad Day? 10 Things To Take Your Mind Off It (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.09.2013 | Healthy Living

We all have those days. The day is absolutely awful. Today sucks. Nothing is going your way. Maybe something objectionably catastrophic has happened, ...

The Key to Winning in the Workplace

Dee Dee Mendez | Posted 07.06.2013 | Women
Dee Dee Mendez

Keynote speaker Arianna Huffington told the amped-up crowd: "I do believe that this is our time. Not just to succeed in the male world, but to change it."

10 Easy Ways To De-stress During Your Lunch Break

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business

Looming projects, a snippy co-worker and a client who won't stop complaining. Sound familiar? While a little job stress might help you meet deadlines ...

Is It Possible for Women to Do Nothing?

Karen Brody | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

A "do nothing" women's movement? I've been thinking about this a lot since I spoke with Dr. Rubin Naiman at last week's World Sleep Summit for Women's Health and Power. He told women that falling asleep was easy. All you have to do is nothing.

6 Convincing Reasons To Take A Nap Today

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

In honor of National Napping Day, we've rounded up the benefits of indulging in a little daytime sleep.

The Napping Revolution Starts Now!

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Sleep that occurs during the day is often viewed as being a mark of laziness. Sleeping on the job is not viewed as a trait of the successful, driven employee. On many occasions, patients have admitted to me that they "sneak" naps during the day.