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Mindfulness of Feelings

foxew November 10, 2017 0 comments 0

The Second Foundation of Mindfulness In this four-part series, we will be exploring the four foundations of mindfulness together. The information we’ll be exploring has all been discussed on the “Secular Buddhism” [link the name to the Soundcloud page] podcast, and if you are interested in the matter I would highly recommend checking it out. If you missed part one,…

Self-Care Before Success

foxew October 20, 2017 0 comments 0

Sometimes, life can feel as if it’s passing us by; like we’re stuck looking out the window of a speeding car as all the world whips past us. We can feel as though there is no time, as if we have no control, as if we’re the last and least important thing around us. In these moments, we never feel…

The Foundations of Mindfulness

foxew October 20, 2017 0 comments 0

Part one: Mindfulness of Body By now, most of us have heard of mindfulness. Businesses and gurus alike stand by it as a means of improving individuals lives and boosting productivity. But, just what is mindfulness? In this four-part series, we will be exploring the four foundations of mindfulness together. The information we’ll be exploring has all been discussed on…

Jeff Bezos and a Good Night’s Rest

Zach Morgan May 30, 2017 0 comments 0

In this day and age, it can sometimes seem like there are more problems than there are hours in the day to solve them, leading to a difficult compromise.  To compensate for the increasing demands for our time and attention, many people today choose to sleep less and work more, sacrificing a full and refreshing night’s rest for the sake…

Breathing Stress Away

Zach Morgan May 4, 2017 0 comments 0

The benefits of controlled breathing, known as breathwork, are truly incredible. From the monks and shamans of years long past to countless corporate executives and professional athletes of the present day, breathing has long been found to be a simple, effective way to more effectively manage our emotional and physiological balance. Dan Brulé, a former deep sea diver for the…

Introducing napnook’s New Blog: Sleepless in America

recharj August 25, 2014 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he 1993 American romantic comedy film “Sleepless in Seattle”, stars Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin and Meg Ryan as Annie Reed. The film features many valuable nuggets, but our favorite is the empathy, courage, and leadership displayed by Sam’s young son, Jonah. At napnook, we strive to display the characteristics of Jonah: leaping fearlessly to reverse the stigma of workplace napping; guiding the…

Completed The ALS Challenge? The Nap Challenge Is Next…

recharj September 2, 2014 0 comments 0

[paragraph][su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he ALS ice bucket challenge has gone viral recently to raise awareness for a very serious issue, but there is another issue that has gone unnoticed for years: napping and its role in preventative health. There is a current stigma that surrounds napping; most people assume nappers are slackers, lazy, or simply do not have enough work to keep them…

Top 10 Benefits of the Power Nap

recharj September 9, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]L[/su_dropcap]unch has ended and now it’s time to finish the tasks you slated for completion this afternoon (TPS reports for Mr. Lumbergh?). Except, quickly the mid-afternoon sluggishness kicks in and you are left battling your body’s natural lethargy. But, before committing to another thermos-sized cup of java and cyber-slacking the rest of the day, consider surrendering to your…

The Role of Melatonin in Reducing Pain and Inducing Sleep

Dr. Sharon Takiguchi September 16, 2014 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]E[/su_dropcap]nvision arising every morning with pain and fatigue. Diseases like chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, migraine and insomnia produce symptoms of pain, tiredness, sleep disturbances, emotional alterations, bowel irregularities and an impaired ability to concentrate. The symptoms in these conditions never go away and individuals with these and other painful conditions look for medication and treatments…

Sleep, Your Health and More

Dr. Sharon Takiguchi September 23, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]N[/su_dropcap]eurological Sciences published a thought provoking article on the historical basis of sleep hygiene or translated to mean healthy sleep rules in June 2012. The basis of healthy sleeping goes back to the scientific work of an Italian, Paolo Mantegazza, who described indications for sleep hygiene. His observations on sleep remain valid today and match the concept…

“Limitless” Benefits of the Power Nap

recharj September 29, 2014 5 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he movie Limitless features a struggling young author, Eddie, who finds instant wealth and success by stumbling upon a drug that exponentially enhances his cognitive abilities. The drug (NZT) is not a publicly available narcotic and supply is low; those that have it, fight to keep it and those that don’t, compete to find it . NZT works…

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