I can’t believe I made it through last week: I taught two classes and completed two major projects on top of my usual client sessions—in addition to making time to hang out with my daughter who is home from college. I’m definitely tired, but my fatigue level is completely manageable, and there’s a reason why: I took many brief restorative rests during the week.
The rejuvenating power of these rests reminded me how much I rely on them to maintain my sense of well-being in the midst of the demands of a busy life. So I decided to update and re-broadcast this article and video (first posted October 18, 2016) about my very favorite restorative pose. You may know the pose itself already. But even if you do, I recommend reading the article then watching the short video to make sure you’ve got all the subtle “tweaks”: I find these details make all the difference. [Read more…]