Our culture pushes us to push ourselves in the never-ending pursuit of more. But what if the secret to success and progress is to do less?
It’s been eleven months since I sustained the concussion that started my year. Eleven months since the emergency room doctor sent me home with a warning that I might have a “slight headache” the next day. A slight headache that turned into months of post-concussion syndrome. Whether they’ve been following the journey from the […]
Today is 9 days since I was in the emergency room, and I really expected that by now I would have been back to myself. I am really trying to stay off of my screens and stick to The Rest Plan. This is NOT easy. The brain is a funny organ. One moment I may […]
Apparently, I Don’t Know How to Rest In the wake of my fainting spell that resulted in my blow to the head and trip to the emergency room on Saturday, I have been trying to take it easy this week. I’ve been working from home, trying to rest while also catching up on emails and […]
After feeling lightheaded yesterday and experiencing recurring headaches, I realized that I need to allow myself the appropriate time to heal. Even as the bruises and cuts heal on the outside, I don’t know what’s happening in my brain. The inside needs time to heal and recover. And as my cough lingers into its third […]