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Happy New Year 2015!

recharj January 1, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]W[/su_dropcap]hat a year 2014 was for napnook! The company has experienced steep growth since out beginning in 2014 and we anticipate and even more fruitful year ahead. We would like to thank everyone who has and continues to support the napnook vision. We couldn’t do it without you! A special thanks as well to our customers who…

Why You Need Sleep

recharj January 8, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]i[/su_dropcap]t’s 4 a.m., and the big test is in eight hours, followed by a piano recital. You’ve been studying and playing for days, but you still don’t feel ready for either. So, what can you do? Well, you can drink another cup of coffee and spend the next few hours cramming and practicing, but believe it or…

Five Foods For a Better Night’s Sleep

Michelle A January 12, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he Centers for Disease Control reports that 4% of adults over the age of 20 reported taking sleep medications in the last month. This is no surprise, considering the number of those being diagnosed with a sleep-related disorder is on the rise. However, instead of turning to pharmaceutical drugs, many doctors and researchers are taking a better…

Find Out Why Our Mascot Is The Hippo!

recharj January 14, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or those of you asking yourself why the napnook mascot is the hippo, we will pull back the curtain to reveal its origins here. Of course, selecting a hippo as a mascot for no other reason at all other than that it’s one of the coolest animals on the planet (find out why here) has its own merit….

Top 10 Cool Facts About The Hippo

recharj January 15, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]L[/su_dropcap]et’s get right to it! Here are napnook’s top 10 facts about our favorite animal in the kingdom: the hippopotamus. The Hippopotamus Here are a few interesting facts that make the hippo such an awesome mammal: The name “hippopotamus” comes from the ancient Greek for “river horse”. Hippos are big…very big. In fact, they are the third-largest type…

Find Out The Name Of The napnook Hippo!

recharj January 16, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]O[/su_dropcap]k, the goal was never to by tricky, so you probably already have a good idea of the napnook hippo’s name. If read our previous post, “Find Out Why Our Mascot Is The Hippo!“, then you most likely have a pretty solid guess. The Name Of The napnook Hippo! And the name is… CAMPUS the hippo!…

napnook’s First Infographic: Napping Stats & Facts and much more…

recharj January 26, 2015 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]E[/su_dropcap]ver wonder how many Americans, presumably just like you, are suffering from sleep deprivation? Are you interested to find out the napping habits of many Americans? What about the benefits of napping or maybe the optimal time and duration of a nap? If these are the types of questions are weighing on your mind, then we suggest…

Quick Sleep Hygiene Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Michelle A January 26, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap]ctivities like brushing our teeth, showering regularly, and wearing fresh clothing all establish a daily routine that sets our body up for a healthy day. But when we think of hygiene, we seldom think of sleep. However, sleep hygiene, which is defined by the National Sleep Foundation as habits and routines that allow the body to get…

At Risk for Fatigue: Teachers and Students

Michelle A February 12, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap] lack of sleep has become a major problem plaguing American society—that’s why we discussed top 10 people at high risk for fatigue earlier on the napnook blog. Atlantic Health Sleep Centers reports that nearly 75% of Americans report experiencing fatigue or sleep disorder like symptoms several times per week. Harvard Medical School reports that obstructed sleep…

Naps…What’s Not To Love?

recharj February 14, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]H[/su_dropcap]ow are you feeling today? Excited? Anxious? Lonely? Whatever your current emotional state, there is no better way to prepare for the emotional roller coaster that is Valentine’s Day than finding a soft comfy space to curl up and take a nap. Maybe today is the day; that exciting day to make your move. The day to ask the…

The Impact of Fatigue

Michelle A February 23, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]Y[/su_dropcap]our eyes droop, your mind sinks or wanders, and your body slowly breaks down. You are tired. You are fatigued. Feeling this way can be perfectly normal given how stressful day-to-day life demands can be. However, when an entire nation is taken over by the side effects of fatigue, the impact of sleepiness can be both dangerous…

Is My Sleep Issue Temporary or Chronic?

recharj March 2, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]S[/su_dropcap]leep issues can range from simple to complicated, behavioral to clinical. Whether a particular sleep issue is temporary or chronic can depend on a number of factors. Here is the best place to start: 1. Ask the right questions First, reflect on these questions: How long has this problem existed? What is your personal history of poor sleep? How often does this…

Alteratives to Sleeping Pills?

recharj March 3, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]M[/su_dropcap]ore folks are popping sleeping pills than ever before, but for many, there are more effective solutions that can help people rest easy without being drugged. Just the every day stresses of work and responsibilities at home can make sleeping an everyday nightmare. A lack of shuteye can take its toll on both the body and mind. [blockquote…

Sleeping Pills: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

recharj March 11, 2015 1 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]D[/su_dropcap]o sleeping pills work? Yes, they do. Can you get good sleep with sleeping pills? Yes, you can. However, before running to your doctor, please be aware of the intention and risks of sleep medications. This way you are confident that you can sleep and dream safely and peacefully. It is important to recognize that sleep medications are only intended…

Am I Sleep Deprived?

recharj March 20, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]D[/su_dropcap]o you ever wonder if you are one of the millions of Americans suffering from sleep deprivation? Believe it or not, many people are fighting sleeplessness every day without knowing it as it somehow has become the new normal. We all can acknowledge the serious consequences of poor or inadequate sleep, but let us provide a short list here…

Tips to Create a “High 5” Bedtime Routine

recharj March 27, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or as far back as we can remember, we have been told that a healthy bedtime routine is essential for healthy living. we all are aware that the human body demands ample time to regain its energy through proper relaxation of mind, body, and soul which it finds during healthy sleeping. Hence, it becomes critical for everyone,…

Where Are the Best Places to Grab a Power Nap?

Talia April 17, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he benefits of a power nap are reaching the level of common knowledge in the world today. Talk shows chatting about them, Harvard conducting studies on them, and hordes of eBooks and other literature all addressing the many benefits of taking a daily power nap. It’s hard to argue with such a consensus, so now the only…

When is the Best Time to Take a Power Nap?

Talia April 20, 2015 2 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]A[/su_dropcap]lthough it may seem counter-intuitive at first, the fact is that healthy people often take naps. While some may think naps are for little kids, convalescents and the elderly, the truth is that a healthy human body, functioning properly, actually thrives off of power naps. But, since most people work basic 40-hour weeks under a boss, it…

The Invasion of Tech on Our Sleep Schedules

Talia April 27, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]T[/su_dropcap]he average person rarely pays attention to how poorly they’re sleeping until it becomes a legitimate problem of sleepless nights, grogginess during the day, and other sleep-related issues. While few want to admit it, one of the biggest reasons so many people are suffering with sleep issues today is that electronics have infiltrated every aspect of our…

Battling Jet Lag

Talia May 4, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]M[/su_dropcap]illions of people from all across the globe travel frequently via planes and are constantly going back and forth through time zones. While New York and LA’s three-hour difference may be easy enough to adjust to, once you get from, say, LA to the UK, and have to deal with an 8-hour difference, or even more for…

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