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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…

The Wonderful, Beneficial World of Naps

Talia July 6, 2015 0 comments 0

[su_dropcap style=”default” size=”3″ class=””]F[/su_dropcap]or many years, it was considered a colloquialism that naps were for children and the elderly; and that young, healthy, strong adults did not need naps. However, as more is uncovered about naps, their many health benefits and medical uses, it’s becoming clearer that these short bursts of rests taken during the day are actually very advantageous,…

Your Body on No Sleep

Catharine Willett February 23, 2016 0 comments 0

One night of no sleep: Impairs movement and focus, comparable to having a blood alcohol level of .10%. You may be more likely to misinterpret neutral faces. And long-term potentiation, believed to be crucial for memory formation, is significantly impaired. Two nights of no sleep: Your oxygen intake lowers. And your anaerobic power decreases. You may start to…

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