napping

Work dragging you down? A 20-minute power nap will help you rejuvenate!

Bosses should consider allowing staff to take a short nap in the office. It can make a huge difference, suggests researchers, reports the Independent.

Mar 28, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Napping: Why you need to take a nap everyday, tips and tricks

A number of studies has shown that napping can help boost alertness, increase productivity and improve creativity. 

Feb 22, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Relax! No day nap or eight-hour sleep for our ancestors either

One myth dispelled by the results is that in earlier eras people went to bed at sundown. The subjects of the study stayed awake an average of three hours and 20 minutes after sunset.
 

Oct 16, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

Office naps may make you more productive

Employers who add nap pods in the workplace or offer extended break time may find their employees more productive, researchers say.

Jun 30, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

Here's your healthy excuse to take 30 minute cat nap

New studies reveal that indulging in a short nap for 30 minutes can help people relieve stress and bolster their immune system.

Feb 11, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Day napping in middle age boosts memory

 By the time people reach middle age, more sleep during the day such as an afternoon nap helps the memory and protects against its decline as long as they night-time sleep is not skipped, a study has found.Sound sleep in young and middle-aged people helps memory and learning.

Jan 23, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Benefits and drawbacks of napping!

Most of us love napping during the day, but one needs to understand the pros and cons of it. While napping has many health benefits, resting at the wrong time or for too long time can have negative effects.

Aug 14, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Fergie caught `napping` as Man United falls to Sunderland

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was reportedly caught napping in the crowd during United`s 12th defeat of the season in their 1-0 loss to Sunderland at the Old Trafford on Saturday.

May 04, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Want a quick, sound sleep?

To the researchers surprise, rocking also changes the nature of our sleep, encouraging deeper sleep.

Jun 21, 2011, 11:59 AM IST

Want a quick, sound sleep?

To the researchers surprise, rocking also changes the nature of our sleep, encouraging deeper sleep.

Jun 21, 2011, 00:00 AM IST