The Ecology of Rest

How much do you let yourself rest? Is it as much as you need? Because we learn to value ourselves on the basis of our productivity, we tend to get less than the ideal quantity of rest. Much of the rest we do get is not quality rest.

Spend a few minutes with me thinking about rest. Then we can take a nap together!

About the Author

Steve Bearman, Ph.D., earned his doctorate in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He founded Interchange Counseling Institute in 2002 and is the lead teacher of Interchange's San Francisco-based year-long counseling and coaching training. When he's not counseling people, leading workshops, and advocating for social justice, Steve climbs mountains, adventures in the urban wilderness, explores the edges and limits of what's possible, deconstructs everything, and finds new ways to put it all back together.