It’s okay to ease into the new year. To take things slower than normal. To let go of the desire to hit the ground running.
You’re not a machine. You’re a beautiful human being that deserves rest
AN INTERESTING LINK
These are the 7 types of rest…because you need more rest in your life. (via Betterhelp)
I’ve been using a white noise machine to fall asleep for the past few years and I love that Hatch Restore includes a gentle wake up alarm clock in addition to soothing sounds.
SOMETHING TO WATCH
My favorite way to relax is with a good movie and I have a recommendation for you.
The Glass Onion on Netflix was the best thing I watched over the holiday break. It’s an entertaining followup mystery to Knives Out, which I also greatly enjoyed.
Without spoiling anything, Janelle Monae is a gift to this world and an incredible actor. Here’s a review of the movie.
My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh is a modern fiction novel about a young woman that plans to take a year to hibernate with the help of a wacky cocktail of prescription meds. It’s dark and funny and sad and human. I loved it.