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all things rest, reflection, self care and mindfulness

THE REST REMEDY BLOG - all things rest, reflection, self care and mindfulness
Cut yourself some slack ...
Life at the moment is fascinating, frustrating, exhausting, bizarre, emotional, challenging, and more.I’m sure that when you look back, the lessons and learnings will become clear.One thing to know for sure ...We all need to cut ourselves some slack!...
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THE REST REMEDY BLOG - all things rest, reflection, self care and mindfulness
Are you moving?
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop ...I really like the analogy of my life being a big game of snakes and ladders. Quite at odds, I have to say, with what I thought my life would be!Instead of a linear and logical progres...
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Don't hang your head down
It's gonna be alright xxI hope your week has been restful?I was struggling to write something this week and as often happens, I found something that helped.I often find music articulates my feelings far better than the conversations in my head (!) an...
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THE REST REMEDY BLOG - all things rest, reflection, self care and mindfulness
Who are you?
... tense or relaxed?How often in the last week have you unintentionally created tension in your life? Maybe you have … Put off something Tried to control a situation Said ‘yes’ when you wanted to say noHad unrealistic expectation...
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THE REST REMEDY BLOG - all things rest, reflection, self care and mindfulness
Buckets of rest and water ...
... or is it the other way around ???I came across this half written note today and wanted to share it …Full transparency – I don’t always have the luxury of time to rest and I am sure you don’t as well.That is why I like to take micro moments every ...
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THE REST REMEDY BLOG - all things rest, reflection, self care and mindfulness
What is rest ... and why is it so important?
The fast pace of life and the demands of work and family can place rest at the bottom of your priorities (or, if you’re truly honest, it never even enters your mind).Doing 'restful' things, like lying on the couch, watching tv or scrolling through yo...
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Tension is who you think you should be ...
Relaxation is who you are.How often in the last week have you unintentionally created tension in your life? Maybe you have … Put off something;Tried to control a situation;Said ‘yes’ when you wanted to say ‘no’;Had unrealistic expectations;Doubted yo...
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THE REST REMEDY BLOG - all things rest, reflection, self care and mindfulness
Where are YOU on your to do list?
Try putting yourself at the top of your to do list and see how things start to fall into place.Do you have a to-do list? Is it a physical one you've written down or a mental one that swirls in your head? I have just redone my to-do list as it ha...
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THE REST REMEDY BLOG - all things rest, reflection, self care and mindfulness
Lay down your burden ... and rest
One of the best feelings is being able to really rest when weary. To be able to stop, without feeling guilty, and just ‘be’.We all carry burdens. Most are unseen to the outside world. And a lot go unrecognised …responsibilitiestraumafamilyworkworld e...
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