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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…

3 Ways Power Naps Improve Your Mood

Michelle A October 27, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]Y[/su_dropcap]ou may think of naps as exclusively for young children. Or you may hold the idea that napping during the day will keep you from getting a good night’s sleep later. These sleep myths have given adult napping a bad name—so much so that Americans in particular are becoming more and more sleep-deprived. However, research has begun…

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…

3 (more) Ways Power Napping Can Improve Our Health

Michelle A November 3, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]O[/su_dropcap]ur bodies crave sleep—they need it—they depend on it. Yet, despite the fact that we have long known the benefits of sleep, Gallup reports that fewer and fewer Americans are getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep our bodies naturally need. And the results of national fatigue are causing a ripple effect on our health:…

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…

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week 2014

Michelle A November 10, 2014 2 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]D[/su_dropcap]rowsy driving takes center stage November 2-9 during Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. Spearheaded by the National Sleep Foundation, this week is used to build public awareness of the dangers of sleepless and sleepy drivers. The organization also encourages politicians at local, state, and national levels to evaluate and improve legislation pertaining to preventing the prevalence of unsafe…

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….

napnook partners with NapNow

recharj November 24, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]oday, we are announcing a proud partnership with NapNow. By becoming both a content partner and a key resource within the “napnook network”, the battle for greater attention and spotlight on sleep health and wellness has now gained a strong ally. About NapNow NapNow is a collaborative, social enterprise that welcomes meaningful collaboration related to promoting…

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