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 […]
The other day, going through some notes in some old apps that I no longer use, I found this: I am grateful that I can recognize more often that sometimes the best thing for me to do for my mind and body is to allow myself to do nothing, and allowing myself to be ok […]
We’re taking a road trip, and we have two options for how to travel: the highway or a tunnel. The Highway Along the highway, there are rest stops. So maybe you need to pee, and you see the sign for a rest stop and you exit to the rest stop. Once there, you realize you’re […]
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 […]