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I Deserve Rest (Je Mérite Du Repos)

Hey beautiful, it's 2024

What a ride 2023 was, and this year is shaping up to be just as eventful

So... we begin with rest, because we all need it and immediately


This, our first affirmation of the year, is…


I Deserve Rest

Je Mérite Du Repos


It's important to recognize and prioritize self-care, including rest

Taking time to rest and recharge is crucial for your physical and mental well-being

Whether it's taking a break, getting a good night's sleep, or engaging in relaxing activities make sure to allocate time for rest into your routine

What you wear to rest is essential to your self-care, and we have the perfect pieces for you

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Do you remember the last time you rested?

You may think you’re resting

You may even feel that you are. But are you, really?

Enjoy this blog post exploring...

Why You Should Resolve to Rest This New Year

by Rosalie McMillian


Next, a podcast that begs the question:

“Why can’t the work be work but not hard all the time?”

with Danni Pomplun & Tracee Stanley

160 | You Deserve Rest | Feat. Tracee Stanley


In a culture that constantly tells us to do more of everything but simultaneously pressures us to do nothing, this week's book selection, Permission to Rest is a passionate cry for a more regulated, resourced, and rested life

Wellness expert Ashley Neese combines personal essays, contemplative questions, scientific research, and somatic practices to help us disrupt the state of urgency, reflect inward, and relax deeply


by Ashley Neese

**Permission to Rest: Revolutionary Practices for Healing, Empowerment, and Collective Care


now, your favorite section of the blog, and mine, our film selection

now this week was a bit difficult because most films about rest are scary and it isn't yet spooky season...

and a Sleeping Beauty film just didn't cut it

So... why not the best film ever about a teddy bear?!

and no, not Ted


on Netflix

trust me on this one, you'll be surprised how much you love it...


Last but not least, ending this week's blog a bit differently, with a restful meditation

rest well

REST (guided meditation with Music)


I don’t know who needs to hear this but rest is not a reward. You don’t have to earn rest. You need rest. You deserve rest. You are worthy of rest simply because you are a living being. And don’t ever feel guilty for taking time to rest

Eso Tolson


as always, affirmations from previous weeks are available here


you'll be hearing more from me soon. Promise.


tamara charese

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