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Smarter LifeStyle Tips: Recognizing the Importance of Rest

Thank you to Spirituality & Health Magazine for allowing us to share their tips for a Smarter LifeStyle with our readers.  Recognizing the Importance of Rest

By: Kalia Kelmenson

We are a culture of go-getters. Often we feel guilty for taking a break and stepping away from our work. Recent research shows that it may be that stepping away is the very thing we need in order to be more creative and productive.

When you have had a long day at the office, you may be tempted to drop into the couch with a glass of wine and the remote control, but this form of turning off may not be the one that actually restores you. In his recent book Rest: Why you Get More Done when you Work Less, Alex Soojung-Kim Pang explores the world of deeply restorative and deliberate down time. It turns out that tapping into your creative potential includes some very important acts of tuning out the focused mind. Try these new ideas for rest the next time you feel empty of ideas or energy:

Read the rest of Kalia Kelmenson’s blog at Spirituality & Health…

 

 

A special THANK YOU to Spirituality & Health Magazine for allowing us to share their tips for a Smarter LifeStyle with our readers.  This blog, “Recognizing the Importance of Rest” By Kalia Kelmenson, appears on Spiritualityhealth.com, December 2016.

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