How to Rest and Make it Fun
Lying down and doing nothing can be what is needed but sometimes our brains feel like they are racing and we need a gentle activity. Here are some suggestions:
1. Sanctuary. Imagine an inner safe place where you can go and feel calm, go there now.
2. Senses. Use relaxing sensory [...]
Solutions for Resting Problems
* When you struggle to switch your mind off try using mindfulness techniques. Observe the thoughts, the desires, the intense need to sit up and write something down or just look at that. Watch the flood of emotions, guilt, frustration, fear, unworthiness all come up and pass away. Let it all happen. [...]
The Great Big Fear
Illness can be uncomfortable and messy.
Rest can seem boring. Before I reframed my thinking, when I was resting I felt sick. I had to rest, I could not carry on with whatever activity I was doing. I came face to face with the reality of the sickness.
We get scared, and we are [...]