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The Lost Art of Relaxing (and why you need a lazy day)
Episode 733rd July 2023 • Stress-Less Physician • Sara Dill
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In our modern society we have an aversion to the concept of being lazy or idle. We see it as a negative thing. But what if it’s not? Of course, I’m not saying we should do nothing all the time. But I am talking about the lost art of relaxing and why you need a lazy day.

Allowing myself to have unscheduled time or to take a lazy day is something I’m actually pretty good at. I know that’s an odd thing to say but I’ve embraced the power of a leisure day. However, I’ve found that most people, even if they know it’s healthy to take time off, struggle with it. They cannot lean into the peace of an idle day but rather find themselves feeling guilty or searching for something to do. So I thought I’d share some of my thoughts about the value of relaxation and encourage you to regularly give yourself permission to be lazy.

“What if not doing anything is actually one of the most important uses of your time?” – Dr. Sara Dill

What You’ll Learn

  • Defining a lazy day
  • Why it’s not a waste of time
  • Practicing relaxation
  • What unscheduled time allows
  • Give yourself permission

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