Napping

10 Reasons You Should Definitely Go And Have That Nap

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You might have perfected the Saturday afternoon pre-party nap, but for most of us, taking an hour out in the middle of a weekday to sleep isn’t part...

Napping Can Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

Michael J MacMahon | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Michael J MacMahon

Taking a nap in the middle of the day has many benefits. I have posted here about some of those benefits and about some of the famous people who napped. Now we also have specific evidence that it has significant health benefits, thanks to a recent study by the European Society for Cardiology.

Napping... the Celebrity Fans, the Benefits, the Practicalities

Michael J MacMahon | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Michael J MacMahon

Churchill and JFK probably didn't know much about sleep science; they just did what they knew worked for them. We're not all national leaders, so we might face resistance from colleagues. The solution: work for an enlightened employer - or for yourself - then find for yourself the benefits of an afternoon nap.

Why A 30-Minute Power Nap Could Do Wonders For Your Health

Eureka | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

They don't call it a power nap for nothing... Something as simple as a 30-minute snooze could help alleviate stress and boost the immune system, accor...

Have a Nap!

Florence Parot | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Florence Parot

Do you think taking a nap is for lazy people? Or for summer holidays under the sun? You couldn't be more wrong. Recent studies show that napping increases your ability to think, decreases the risk of dying from a heart attack and boosts your performance by 34%.

HuffPost Editors Celebrate International Napping Day

The Huffington Post UK | Carla Buzasi | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Offices where napping is an encouraged art form are few and far between, but HuffPost is no ordinary office. Ever since we launched back in 2005 in...

The Art Of Having A Good Nap

Poorna Bell | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

I used to think naps were either for the elderly or students but actually, they are a really savvy way of boosting creativity into your day. Plus, it makes sense that only short naps have positive benefits because humans are monophasic (we sleep once a day unlike most animals who sleep several times a day).

The Power Of A Good Nap

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Naps may seem like a naughty indulgence but the health perks of a quick sleep mean people are starting to take it a bit more seriously. So how gre...

Can Britain Learn to Embrace Power Naps?

Jayne Morris | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

Research indicates that a short 20-minute snooze is all it takes to lower stress hormone levels and super-charge your stamina. Naps been proven to be beneficial to your heart, hormonal maintenance and overall cell repair. They are brilliant at helping combat burnout. Napping also increases your creativity, productivity and alertness.

UKIP MEP Admits 'Pausing For Some Zeds' During Brussels Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Politics

A UKIP MEP has admitted dozing off during a debate. Are EU debates that boring? Roger Helmer was snapped reclining in the European Parliament's ...

WATCH: The Cat Nap Fail To End All Cat Nap Fails

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Comedy

The video we've got for you above is a simple one. It shows a cat - as you may have guessed - having a nap. Then, all of a sudden, the cat fails at ha...

LOOK: BBC Breakfast Presenter Caught Napping On-Air

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Earlier this week, US political journalist Doug Luzader was caught 'sleeping' on the air. This morning, it's BBC Breakfast's Simon McCoy's turn to be ...

Dozing Off: the Product of my Time in Academia so Far

Lloyd Henning | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Lloyd Henning

It was one hazy afternoon in the first semester of my Freshers year that I found myself overcome by a most peculiar feeling. I had the urge lay down, close my eyes and have a wee kip. It was a confusing situation: wasn't napping only for bed-wetting toddlers and incontinent pensioners?