How to slow down and find some meaningful rest
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Take a moment to ask yourself … Are you well rested?
In a world where we prioritize productivity, and even celebrate busyness, many of us not only don’t know how to rest; we also don’t take time to learn it.
Can we learn to practice meaningful rest?
Today, On Point: How to slow down and find some rest.
Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, physician and researcher. Author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity. (@DrDaltonSmith)
Quiz: What Type Of Rest Do You Need?
Take this quiz and find out what type of rest you need.
TED: “The 7 types of rest that every person needs” — “Have you ever tried to fix an ongoing lack of energy by getting more sleep — only to do so and still feel exhausted? If that’s you, here’s the secret: Sleep and rest are not the same thing, although many of us incorrectly confuse the two.”
This article was originally published on WBUR.org.
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