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Chuck Self-Care: What Women Really Need Is Cave Time

Karen Brody | Posted 10.31.2014 | Women
Karen Brody

Ever notice how the moment you say, "Everything's great!" This seems to trigger a green light for the "Life Is About to Get Really Bad" sign goes up on your door?

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...

The Well-Rested Woman: 7 Field Notes for Inner Peace

Karen Brody | Posted 10.07.2014 | Women
Karen Brody

Most women today are deeply, profoundly exhausted. They don't feel they have permission to rest and just be. I've been taking field notes for years on the art of the well-rested woman. Here are my notes.

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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 ...

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.

More Schools Should Have These Rooms

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.01.2014 | College

College students are often sleep deprived, yet they rarely receive help from their schools. Art Center College of Design is the exception. The Pas...

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.

Public University Opens Napping Stations In Campus Library

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.22.2014 | College

On the surface, college libraries are designated as a place to study, check out books and use the computer. Students know them better as large buildin...

Get More Sleep: Sure, When I'm Dead

Karen Brody | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Brody

I really do appreciate all the new science that supports the importance of sleep. But I think today in our modern times, instead of researchers telling us we're arrogantly ignoring our body clocks, we need to be more practical and to do the math.

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 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...

How Napping Can Make Your Life Easier

Sylvie Barthelemy | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Sylvie Barthelemy

As a long-time napper myself, I can tell you it hasn't kept me from getting stuff done, growing and expanding. In fact for me napping in the middle of the day is a must if I want to remain productive and sane.

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.

The One Thing That Helps This Hollywood Actress Tackle Her Busy Schedule

Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living

With premieres, press interviews, a music career, filming and making time to see her friends and family, it's a wonder how actress Emmy Rossum gets it...

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.

What Greek Wisdom Can Teach The Rest Of The World About Living Well

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

“I came to the Greeks early, and I found answers in them," writer and classicist Edith Hamilton once said. The Greeks have one of the oldest cul...

Moms: Tired and Happy?

Karen Brody | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Karen Brody

I'm glad the study didn't use the "happy" word. I'm concerned about making "happy" a destination; something else for mothers to achieve or a standard by which to compare ourselves.

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...

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,...