Happy National Napping Day!
The Bachelor’s Corinne Olympios said it best: “Everybody naps.”
Fans of Olympios’ favorite pastime, including the likes of Michael Jordan and Abraham Lincoln as she aptly mentioned during her time vying for Nick Viall’s affection, will be happy to hear that today is National Napping Day. Observed annually on the day following the return of Daylight Saving Time, those able to do so are encouraged to cozy up for a quick rest and catch up on the hour of sleep we lost. In order to truly enjoy this most important of holidays, here are nine buys that, combined, create the formula for a snooze that’s worth missing a rose ceremony for.
Bluestone Full Body Contour U-Pillow
Take your nap up a notch with a body pillow that complements any and all sleeping positions.
Buy it! Bluestone Full Body Contour U-Pillow, $41.99; target.com
ElleandIndi Nap All Day Print
Because we all need a little inspiration sometimes.
Buy it! ElleandIndi Nap All Day Print, $6.28; etsy.com
Threshold Throw Blanket
What is a nap without a cover to cozy up under?
Buy it! Threshold Throw Blanket, $29.99; target.com
Studio Luna Rod-Picked Blackout-Line Curtains
These blackout curtains stylishly hide their true mission — cloaking your room in total darkness, regardless of the time of day.
Buy it! Studio Luna Rod-Picked Blackout-Line Curtains, starting at $47.99; jcpenney.com
Philips Wake-Up Light
PharMeDoc Contour Memory Foam Pillow
Keep cool and comfortable with this highly rated memory foam pillow, which diffuses heat to keep you sound asleep.
Buy it! PharMeDoc Countour Memory Foam Pillow, $27.95; amazon.com
Fitbit One Wireless Activity Plus Sleep Tracker
Track how well and how long you sleep with this tiny tracker. It can also replace the blaring sound of the standard phone alarm with its silent, vibrating alternative that won’t make you cringe or wake your partner.
Buy it! Fitbit One Wireless Activity Plus Sleep Tracker, $76.99; amazon.com
Suite One Studio Mimira Candle
A good nap is all about the atmosphere. Set a calming mood with a scented candle (or five).
Buy it! Suite One Studio Mimira Candle, $24.00; anthropologie.com
Sonoma Lavender Lilac Dot Sleep Mask
The sweetest way to say “do not disturb” lies in this supersoft lavender eye mask.
Buy it! Sonoma Lavender Lilac Dot Sleep Mask, $21.00; nordstrom.com