Creative Living: Go Creative! Books

The Importance of Rest For Creatives & Creators

Creative rest takes many forms: night sleep, day sleep, deep relaxation, intentional rest, massage, restorative yoga (also called yin yoga or yoga nidra). And of course, inspiration meditation, which is deep rest for the mind. There are many other options. The simplest form of rest, something you can do any time, is to just stop and take seven (or if you’re really short of time, three)  deep creative breaths. And say to yourself: “I’m resting now”. Most of us spend most of our days trying to change ourselves. Creative rest asks us to welcome ourselves. In that moment of self-welcoming, profound transformation takes place. When you…

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