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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…

“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…

Top 10 People at High Risk of Fatigue

recharj October 15, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he average individual today has more responsibilities and obligations than ever before and sadly, sleep is often pushed to the back burner. Even with a good night’s sleep, the typical day can be exhausting. The results from insufficient sleep and interruptions in our normal sleep cycle can come with some serious consequences to our bodies and minds.  This is known as fatigue…

8 Famous People Who Napped

recharj October 21, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]hink napping is just for slackers? Think again. Some of the most respected and admired leaders, scientist, writers, and artists in history knew that to harness the power of a nap meant to be at the top of their game at all times. Below you will find a short list of some of the most famous people who…

Announcing the “napnook network”

recharj November 3, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he “napnook network” is a group of Sleep Health Professionals who specialize in educating, mentoring, and coaching clients on healthy sleep practices. Our sleep health experts have designed and executed a wide range of solutions—enabling companies to drive organizational and personal well-being, performance, and growth. [promo_box title=”Hire a Sleep Specialist” button_link=”http://www.napnook.com/contact-us/” button_text=”Contact us” image=”http://www.napnook.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/healthprofessionals21.jpg”]Request a Sleep Health Professional to…

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week: napnook Awareness

recharj November 4, 2014 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he National Sleep Foundation has declared this week, November 2-9, 2014, “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week®” in an effort to reduce the number of fatigue-related accidents on the road. At napnook, we will be spreading awareness of Drowsy Driving Prevention Week® by showcasing our hippo mascot in purple! [blockquote type=”intext”]“The napnook purple hippo will be displayed as a symbol for drowsy…

Did You Get a Good Night’s Sleep?

recharj November 10, 2014 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap]ccording to a “2012 Bedroom Poll” conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, almost 60% of Americans did not have a good sleep last night and will not get a good night’s sleep tonight. Shockingly enough, almost a quarter of Americans will get at best a few good night’s of sleep each month, some none at all. On average, American…

Sleep and Weight: What’s the Connection?

recharj November 17, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or the past 10 years, sleep researchers Patel and Hu, have completed extensive reviews of published literature on obesity and sleep between 1966 and 2007. Longitudinal studies have demonstrated that sleeping less than 7 hours or over 9 hours each day increases mortality risk; also long and well known is the high morbidity and mortality of obesity….

What Does Weight Have To Do With Sleep Deficit?

recharj November 17, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or the past 10 years, sleep researchers Patel and Hu, have completed extensive reviews of published literature on obesity and sleep between 1966 and 2007. Longitudinal studies have demonstrated that sleeping less than 7 hours or over 9 hours each day increases mortality risk; also long and well known is the high morbidity and mortality of obesity….

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