Rest is required to sustain life and vitality. Even the most energetic and driven people MUST rest. You can’t buy your way out of unplugging, sleeping, or caring for your body. Those who dare to try are met with huge consequences. I know, I was one of those people who “didn’t have time to rest.”
If we don’t honor ourselves in human form and the beautiful miraculous bodies we have, the Universe will force us to rest and nurture ourselves eventually. None of us are superhuman and above needing regular tune-ups and TLC (my initials, making my story even more obnoxious). In fact, the higher performing you are, the more tune-ups and TLC you require to avoid total burnout, breakdown, or worse irreversible health issues.
My fiancé Mike is a high-performance luxury car designer. He says, “the higher performing the car, the more maintenance, time, and attention it requires.”
What’s interesting and sad, is I find the highest performing people, take the least amount of time for rest and recovery. Their own inner driver to succeed actually sabotages them. Once again, that was me.
If you want to accomplish BIG things, you must put self-care at the top of your to-do list. I always thought if I did this, I would fall behind. It’s the exact opposite. Putting my self-care as my #1 is allowing me to soar.
Wishing you wealth, health, and worth, always.