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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…

Naps on the Job: Businesses That Support Napping

Michelle A November 26, 2014 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]I[/su_dropcap]t’s about 1pm; workers are disappearing from the office. Person by person, they quietly sneak off into darkened back rooms. For thirty minutes, employees resist work, shut their minds off, and drift into a gentle, restorative nap; all with the approval of their employer. The idea of allowing workers to nap on the job may strike caution…

napnook releases new ‘Services’ page

recharj December 3, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]O[/su_dropcap]ur crack team of web designers have worked hard to deliver a complete ‘Services’ page featuring our first class sleep wellness services for our clients. Take a sneak peek at the images above or click here to see it now! napnook Service Features The new napnook ‘Services’ page features information about napnook’s core service offerings, including the “napnook…

Why an Office Amenity?

recharj December 4, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]W[/su_dropcap]ellness centers are not exclusive to individual private businesses; commercial developers and investors looking to add an amenity to  increase tenant acquisition and retention or upgrade current building facilities would find a wellness center to be a perfect fit. This is article 1 of a 3 part series. Be sure to read our subsequent posts as a followup to…

Why Focus on Sleep Health as an Office Amenity?

recharj December 4, 2014 0 comments 0

Wellness centers are not exclusive to individual private businesses; commercial developers and investors looking to add an amenity to  increase tenant acquisition and retention or upgrade current building facilities would find a wellness center to be a perfect fit. This is article 2 of a 3 part series. Be sure to read our related posts: Why an Office Amenity? What is the Value of…

What is the Value of a napnook?

recharj December 4, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]W[/su_dropcap]ellness centers are not exclusive to individual private businesses; commercial developers and investors looking to add an amenity to  increase tenant acquisition and retention or upgrade current building facilities would find a napnook to be a perfect fit. This is article 3 of a 3 part series. Be sure to read our related posts: Why an Office Amenity? Why focus…

Give the Gift of Sleep this Holiday Season!

recharj December 8, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]M[/su_dropcap]erry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our team at napnook to you and your loved ones! We hope your holiday season is filled with joy, peace…and SLEEP! But, before we get to enjoy family, friends, and food, we must find the perfect gifts. See below for some ideas from napnook. Tired of the same old…

10 Reason Why You Should Let Your Employees Nap at Work

Michelle A December 9, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]I[/su_dropcap]t’s 2pm and your customers are banging down your company’s door. Instead of productive, creative, and energetic workers, your employees spend their time muddling through mundane tasks and counting down the hours until 5pm. If this is an everyday occurrence, your office may be facing a sleep deprivation issue. According to a 2008 poll of full time…

What is Sleep Debt?

Michelle A December 17, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]H[/su_dropcap]ealth headlines this month have revealed a concerning trend among North Americans: We are not getting enough sleep—and our health is suffering dramatically from it. Many experts agree that eight hours is the optimal amount of sleep for adolescents and adults; however, a recent study released by National Geographic found that nearly half of Americans surveyed only…

Happy Holidays from napnook!

recharj December 22, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]hanks for helping make 2014 such a successful year for napnook, and we look forward to seeing you in the new year! If you were not able to purchase a gift in time for the holidays, but would still like buy something for yourself or a friend for the new year, you can do so here. Tips…

I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas

recharj December 24, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap]nd our favorite holiday song is (drumroll please)… I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas! Why? Well, it has something to do with our mascot, Campus the Hippo! Click here to learn more about why napnook’s mascot is the hippo. Ok, without further adieu, here are the lyrics for, “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” to sing along to. I Want…

Top 5 Sleep Disorders, Symptoms, and Treatments

Michelle A December 29, 2014 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or those with sleep disorders, bedtime can be a nightmare—inability to sleep, restless slumbers, even issues during waking hours. The list below outlines several of the most common sleep disorders. If you suspect you have one or show multiple symptoms, talk to your medical provider, so you can find a better night’s rest. 1.   Sleep Apnea According…

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