I Rest My Case

hammock under a green tree

I think about rest a lot. Gave a workshop about it. Two summers ago. Wrote an article about it around the same time. Haven’t rested much since. I posted this photo on Instagram with something in the caption about the hammock having my name on it. Last month. Haven’t seen the hammock since, let alone actually rested […]

How to Recharge by Celebrating Late Summer

Take A Rest

You Need a Vacation It’s late summer in the northern hemisphere, and summer vacation season is ending – or over. How was yours? Assuming you took one. According to one study, 15% of U.S. employees who are entitled to paid vacation time haven’t used any in the past year. According to my less scientific study, […]

August Insomnia Cure

I don’t need a calendar to tell me it’s August. I haven’t slept through the night in days. August Insomnia It started when I was 10 and connected August with the switch from living near the seashore with my aunt and uncle to vacation at the shore with my parents. By mid-month, my bonus grandparent-like […]

Burnout by Any Other Name

I’ve been thinking a lot about rest lately. I suspect it’s because I stopped thinking about it long enough to finally get some. On the cusp of a big transition about a year ago, I blocked out time for some R & R before diving headlong in to my next big thing. I figured it […]