Burnout is not a badge of honour. And for all of us testosterone spewing Type A+ tribes out to give Hercules an inferiority complex, the red flag is out..
Relaxation is both an individual and collective responsibility.
Rest is NOT idleness. Rest is NOT a four letter word.
Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us. Rest assured!
Empty days are important. It is important not to ‘expect’ to produce or do anything..
A day when one has not pushed oneself to the limit seems a damaged, damaging day, a sinful day. Certainly NOT so!
The most valuable thing one can do for the psyche, occasionally, is to let it rest, wander, be..
And, if you are seeking five star validation, take inspiration from the 5 Star TV ad that says ‘ Do Nothing ‘.
Awareness is often enough to motivate change.
When was the last time you experienced the changing light of a room as we robotically laboured from dusk to dawn?
All the rest…best!
RIP: Rest Is Peace!