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The Seven Types of Rest

Did you know there’s more than one way to rest? 

Ok, maybe you knew because you’re super duper smart if you’re listening to this podcast… but did you know there are actually SEVEN different types of rest? 

Rest is a crucial factor for happiness, joy, productivity, relationships, and our overall wellbeing (not to mention how we operate our businesses!). In this week’s She Built This episode, we’re diving into the seven types of rest and how to REALLY fill your cup for a better life. 

Dr. Saundra-Dalton Smith and I discuss the seven types of rest and dive into: 

  • Why so many of us as entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals are so darn tired
  • The difference between burnout and just being tired
  • The definition of “more energy” 
  • The different between sleep and rest 
  • The seven different types of rest: physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, creative, social, and sensory and how to look at where our deficits are
  • Some simple energy-restoring activities we can do on the day-to-day
  • And Dr. Saundra’s top advice for getting a better night’s sleep
About Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is a Board-Certified internal medicine physician, speaker, and award-winning author. She is an international well-being thought-leader featured in numerous media outlets including Prevention, MSNBC, Women’s Day, FOX, Fast Company, Psychology Today, INC, CNN Health, and TED.com. She is the author of numerous books including her bestseller Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity, including insight on the seven types of rest needed to optimize your productivity, increase your overall happiness, overcome burnout, and live your best life. Over 250,000 people have discovered their personal rest deficits using her free assessment at RestQuiz.com

Website: DrDaltonSmith.com

Instagram: @DrDaltonSmith

Resources Mentioned

Rest Quiz

The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry

Karen Kenney’s Storytime Hypnosis LIVE 

Karen Kenney’s Storytime Hypnosis Audio Shop

About the Host, Content Copywriter Emily Aborn

Emily Aborn is a Content Writer, Podcast Host of Content with Character and She Built This, and Founder of the She Built This community for women entrepreneurs and professionals.

She’s been an entrepreneur since 2014 and has experience in running brick-and-mortar as well as online businesses.

She’s worked with over 96 different industries and loves helping those with a big mission increase their visibility, connect with their clients, and bring their dreams and visions to life.

For fun, Emily enjoys nerdy word games and puzzles, reading, listening to podcasts like they’re going outta’ style, and tromping about in the woods with her husband, Jason, and their dog, Clyde.

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