Rest is one of those seemingly simple concepts. Rest! How complex can that be? Doesn't everyone want to rest? Isn't rest inherently rewarding? If that were true, why are we a culture of burned out, overworked, and disconnected people? On today's episode, we're talking about the radical practice of rest. Not because I have it nailed, but because I'm practicing alongside you. Turns out rest, in its various forms, can be a powerful tool for liberation - if we are courageous enough to stick with it. Rest invites us to reclaim our bodies, intuition, spirit, and loosen the grip of grind culture. Thanks for listening today. May we all experience the deep rest we need.
Belong to You Retreat - our theme is REST!
Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto by Tricia Hersey
TED Talk: The Real Reason We Are Tired and What To Do About It Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD
Article: The 7 Types of Rest That Every Person Needs by Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD (Jan 2021)
Rest, Pause, Be: Stillness Practices for Courage in Times of Change by Octavia F. Raheem
Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski
This episode is brought to you by Lael Petersen Coaching. Lael Petersen Coaching provides personalized coaching for humans who want to know themselves on a deeper level, shift outdated habits, and live their lives with purpose. If you are tired of feeling stuck and are ready to grow and change, let’s talk!
I would love to connect with you! Yes, YOU!!!
- Join my podcast membership for as little as $5/month.
- Connect with me on Instagram: @youvegotlael
- Check out my website for ways we can work together: http://www.laelpetersen.com/
- Please subscribe/follow 'You've Got Lael' wherever you listen to podcasts so you don't miss a single episode.
Did something resonate for you in this episode? If so, please share it with a friend and leave a 5-Star Rating and Review wherever you listen to the podcast. Thank you so much!
Podcast editing and production by:
Song Credit: In Another Place by Isaac Elliott