Entries tagged with “Rest”
When you consider a practice of meditation, you probably envision yourself with eyes closed, sitting cross-legged and immobile. Yet many spiritual exercises use postures and moveme…
If you are struggling to get a good night’s rest, you may want to address these common sleep disruptors.
Before you hit the hay midday, consider these napping pitfalls and tips.
Unwind your system, find rest more easily, and ultimately enjoy and engage in the important parts of your life more fully.
We can’t seek the deepest rest. We can relax the activity that obstructs our contact with it.
Kristen RaceAnyone who has ever suffered a bout of insomnia knows how frustrating it is to try to fall asleep when your mind is not ready; this is true not just for adults but also…
A healing crisis brought on by a holistic health treatment is no cause for panic. Rest and replenish with these whole-body remedies.
For dermal distress, bring on the organic excellence of All Good Goop (1). It’s handcrafted for everything from calluses to scars, and burns to bites; plus the company cares as muc…
How to reclaim time to restore yourself.
Tap into the Sabbath practices of a hibernating bear. Unplug, rest ... and just be.
A cue for life and writing from Anne Lamott's "The Sacrament of Plop"
In a poem called “Lost I,” Gottfried Benn talks of “the world thought to pieces.” I get that. I ruminate and deconstruct until my thoughts contort into what I affectionately term “…
Step away and create an “oasis time” for restoration, communion, and grace.
Sabbath is a time to set aside work and embrace rest and recovery. “In the busyness of our lives, we don’t just forget that we need to rest, we forget how to rest.”
I don’t think of wellness as requiring a lot of new insights or cutting-edge science. The basics are, well, basic. Remembering them and honoring them—that’s the trick, along with…
Spirit is always with you in whatever form makes sense to you.
“Learning about and trying to practice a form of restorative justice can help you work toward self-forgiveness.”
Lying down during the day can lower stress, boost productivity, and help you sleep at night.
“I want to just drowse, / eyelids witness / to curtains of gold swaying ”
When stress strikes, self-care often takes a backseat. “The ability to care for oneself is predicated on the ability to consistently go inward and listen to what is there with open…