Rebecca Wong, Journalism student, UNSW, Sydney

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

As a journalism student at the University of New South Wales, I’d been getting 5 hours sleep if I was lucky. Maybe it was the poor diet, the lack of exercise or the compulsive need to check my phone every five minutes, but I simply couldn’t get to sleep. The impact of not enough sleep

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Betsy Faen, Counsellor, Sydney

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Power Nap Register |

Napping has only become a regular part of my life in the last few years since coming across NapNow. Prior to that I had been afraid to nap, because I have always had trouble sleeping at night, and I didn’t want to do anything that might jeopardize that. As well, I have never been that

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Use ‘Graded Assertiveness’ to ask for a break

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Blog |

How can workers learn to speak up about the importance of taking breaks to mitigate tiredness?  Graded Assertiveness offers one approach.  NapNow asks health services improvement coach Jane Stanfield,  how we can apply it in the office.   Imagine you’ve been working on an important project with your manager or boss for about three hours

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Nigel Hobbs, CEO Welnis Labs, Sydney

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Power Nap Register |

Nigel is a CEO who sleeps on the job and encourages his staff to do so as well. NapNow explores the basis of his personal and professional pro-napping attitude. NapNow: What’s your personal experience of napping? Nigel: I first discovered the power nap about five years ago when I read about the trend starting with tech companies in

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Breaking Up Your Day is Key to Success

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Blog |

Whether aiming to excel at work or simply survive, breaks are essential, writes NapNow Founder Thea O'Connor Brahams, Napolean and Churchill had one thing in common – they all had a habit of napping. These famous high achievers demonstrated that the secret to success isn’t just about whether you can go long and hard, but

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