A Horizontal Break can Change Your State

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Blog |

Is there any health benefit in simply lying-down? No meditation, no napping, no active stretching, just lying there for a bit? As it turns out, adopting a horizontal pose can indeed deliver significant psychological and physiological benefits, especially for sedentary, computer-based workers. NapNow Founder Thea O'Connor offers 5 good reasons to change your posture from

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Dr Neil Flanagan, Author and health ageing educator, NSW

Posted by on Mar 14, 2016 in Napper Profile |

"I’ve always been hooked on productivity, and searching for things that will really make a difference.  There’s a lot of ‘kids stuff’ out there like time management, but napping really works. I first saw the effects in my father, a produce merchant, whose job involved hard physical labour.  He would lie on the floor after

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Sleep-Cycle Apps

Posted by on Nov 16, 2015 in Blog |

Whenever I address the importance of sleep in one of my seminars on Personal Sustainability for Leaders and Teams, I ask if anyone in the audience has used a sleep-cycle app such as Sleep Cycle or Sleep Bot. There is always a handful of people who have, and their experience ranges from ‘so-so’ to ‘great

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Greg Kelly, Paediatrician, Brisbane

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 in Power Nap Register |

I am a paediatric intensive care specialist, artist and yoga teacher. I’m very interested in maximising the quality of my life and the lives of others in the broadest possible sense. Not only do I work long and unpredictable hours including nights and weekends but I am required to process lots of information, engage in

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Karina Hall, Fishery Scientist, NSW

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 in Napper Profile |

  I have long been a massive fan of a quick after-lunch power nap at work when my eyes are struggling to stay open, much to the amusement of colleagues and office mates. I usually use my dive wetsuit as a pillow (very comfy) and crawl under my desk (quieter, darker) for about 20 minutes.

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