“Most days I get up around 4 am so between 11am and 12 pm I find myself getting tired. Fighting it is painful and I much prefer to surrender to it and take myself off for a nap. I don’t always wait until my head starts nodding off by itself, I pre-empt it and having…

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“I resisted urge to nap for many years. It was only when I started working for myself 10 years ago I realised that it could be a possibility. I get up at about five am so by 1 or 2.30 pm and I can feel the urge to nap. If I don’t have an urgent…

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Ita’s career in television, radio and print media has involved executive and editing roles for major Australian media companies including Australian Consolidated Press (now Bauer Media), News Ltd and Fairfax and  her own media company, Capricorn Publishing.  She was  founder of  Cleo magazine, has written eleven books, and is the National Ambassador for Dementia Australia. NapNow spoke with…

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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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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 jeopardise that. As well, I have never been that…

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NapNow speaks to nap-entrepreneur Daniel Turissini, from his Washington DC office, about the role of napping in his life, and his business napnook. NapNow: What led you to become a napper? Daniel: My rediscovery of naps came at a steep price: my health. Much of my early educational and corporate success came as a result…

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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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Dr Norman Swan is host of the Health Report, ABC Radio National, co-producer of Coronacast, a podcast answering the public’s questions about COVID19, and co founder of Tonic Health Media.   Norman has been Australian Radio Producer of the Year, received a Gold Citation in the United Nations Media Peace Prizes, has won three Walkley National…

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Every Wednesday afternoon 16 year old Blake Cutler and his friends make sure they are on time for their community gardening session at the Bellingen High School, NSW. Why? Because they start the session with a nap and they don’t want to miss it! I have heaps of stuff to do at school with lots…

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