Today is National Napping Day—a day dedicated to celebrating the art of the midday snooze. It turns out National Napping Day was first recognized in 1999 by William Anthony and his wife Camille Anthony, who intentionally selected the Monday after the Daylight Saving when we lose an hour of rest. Makes sense. And to be clear, there is nothing constitutionally wrong with a day that celebrates napping. In fact, it sounds pretty magical. Maybe too magical. The phrase “National Napping Day” evokes an almost mythical, storybook event where everyone is harmoniously resting, there is group meditation by the millions, and we all engage in one big global nap-a-thon where everyone comes together for world peace. Everything is tranquil and calm, free from distress and disturbance, we’re all a little more focused and friendlier—because on this one day alone, we are all a bit more rested. The trouble with a day appointed specifically for rest means that we are … [Read more...] about Why I am tired of National Napping Day
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Houston Chronicle Published 12:25 pm CST, Thursday, February 21, 2019 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series presents Valeria Luiselli. Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series presents Valeria Luiselli. Photo: DEVIN YALKIN, STR / NYT Photo: DEVIN YALKIN, STR / NYT Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series presents Valeria Luiselli. Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series presents Valeria Luiselli. Photo: DEVIN YALKIN, STR / NYT The Go List: National Margarita Day, Chingo Bling 1 / 7 Back to Gallery Event features giveaways, photo booth, drink specials and a large assortment of infused tequilas. When: 4-10 p.m. Friday Where: … [Read more...] about The Go List: National Margarita Day, Chingo Bling
PUBLISHED: 11:55 14 February 2019 Jamie Medwell Gallagher Retail Park. Picture: Google Archant A national fitness chain has revealed plans to open a gym in a Weston-super-Mare retail park. PureGym has submitted plans relating to a unit in the Gallagher Retail Park in Marchfields Way, which also houses PC World, Currys and KFC.If approved, the gym will share the property with its current occupant, stationary retailer Office Outlet. The application, which was submitted to North Somerset Council back in October, says the gym will open 24 hours a day. The council validated the application last month which means it is now officially under consideration.PureGym operates 230 gyms across the UK. … [Read more...] about National fitness chain to open 24-hour gym in Weston?
By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Grouches of the world, be happy -- it’s National Grouch Day. >> Read more trending news Or more than likely, don’t worry, be grumpy. I know I complained when this story was assigned to me. But even a grump can revel in his or her own day.According to Sesame Street Magazine -- which has Oscar the Grouch, a master in the art of grumbling -- the National Day Calendar added National Grouch Day in order for grouches worldwide to “celebrate their way of life.”According to the Merriam-Webster website, a grouch is defined as “a fit of bad temper,” a “grudge” or “complaint,” or “a habitually irritable or complaining person.” Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Palm Beach County mugshots: Arrest photos from Palm Beach County 2 Miami Dolphins Snap Conclusions: Who played a lot, who … [Read more...] about Don’t worry, be grumpy: It’s National Grouch Day
PUBLISHED: 14:49 17 September 2018 Sarah Chambers New research from AXA PPP shows agriculture is the fittest UK industry Picture: SHUTTERSTOCK/MARIDAV Shutterstock/Maridav Farmers are ‘fitties’, a new survey suggests. The industry topped the table in a survey carried out by AXA PPP healthcare which founds ranked agriculture the physically fittest sector, exercising for 2 hours 44 minutes a day while estate agents were least active at 42 minutes.The ‘FIT-SE’ Index included commuting and during-work hours exercise.Despite having office-based jobs, IT workers exercised for an impressive 1 hour 58 minutes, earning them second place in the list. The poll of 2,000 UK employees across 18 UK industries was commissioned by AXA PPP healthcare’s ‘Flying Start’ campaign – an initiative encouraging firms to push back the start of the working day by one hour on National Fitness Day, Wednesday, September 26, to let staff to … [Read more...] about Fit farmers top workplace table for physical exercise, survey shows