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We’ve got a few things to say about rest

In this corner of the internet, we’re Rebelliously Restful. We rebuke the lie that rest is only for the lazy and we push against the belief that operating at a machine-like pace is the only way to find success. We’re rebellious, stubborn, and firm in our conviction that rest and work can coexist in harmony. Let us know your thoughts as you partake of our words.

Want peace on your vacation? Keep working.

Want peace on your vacation? Keep working.

I love taking time to step away from the ordinary routines of life, escaping to a beautiful and colorful place, free from the expectations of colleagues and clients. All the calories will be consumed, all structures will be tossed to the wind, toes out, hair free, the...

Want peace on your vacation? Keep working.

I love taking time to step away from the ordinary routines of life, escaping to a beautiful and colorful place, free from the expectations of colleagues and clients. All the calories will be consumed, all structures will be tossed to the wind, toes out, hair free, the warmth of my getaway holds my attention. These are the moments I cherish. But you know what I don’t love? Playing catch up when I...

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Want peace on your vacation? Keep working.

Want peace on your vacation? Keep working.

I love taking time to step away from the ordinary routines of life, escaping to a beautiful and colorful place, free from the expectations of colleagues and clients. All the calories will be consumed, all structures will be tossed to the wind, toes out, hair free, the...

Reflections From the Pit: Finding Rest in the Midst of Burnout

Reflections From the Pit: Finding Rest in the Midst of Burnout

I was tired of doing business like everyone else. I was weary from following the rule book. I was exhausted from mimicking frameworks. I was run down from participating in masterminds. I was beat from the hustle. I was burned out in my body, soul, and spirit. As I...

Pomodoro

Pomodoro

A life of work and rest can absolutely coexist. It’s possible, though it’s not widely accepted. They don’t have to be feuding enemies of each other. There doesn’t have to be great conflict. Harmony between the two can be realized. One way I personally acknowledge this...

A Lightened Load: 35 Ways a VA Might Bring Relief

A Lightened Load: 35 Ways a VA Might Bring Relief

Business can be hard sometimes. But with the right team, it doesn't always have to be. The beauty of working alongside a virtual assistant is gaining additional space to focus on what’s most important to you, having the margin to rest and reset, and having a reliable...

Resting is More Than Sleeping

Resting is More Than Sleeping

There is more to resting than people give it credit for. It’s often confused for, or used interchangeably with sleep, which unfortunately strips it of its significance and impact. Rest is powerful. Rest is sacred. Rest is divine. In its glory, rest is a beautiful gift...

Pt 2: Rethinking Your Day

Pt 2: Rethinking Your Day

Remember in the last post when I mentioned that there are gems hidden between the verses and pages of the Bible? Genesis 1 recounts the creation story from a Christian perspective, and whether you agree with it or think it’s foolishness, perhaps you may appreciate how...

Pt 1: If Our Creator Rested, Why Can’t We?

Pt 1: If Our Creator Rested, Why Can’t We?

Genesis 1. Whether you believe in it or not, I imagine you are familiar with the first line of the Good Book. “In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth.” You know that one? It’s my fav. Would you allow me to tell you why? I find deep inspiration from the...