Ep 90: Rest to Reset & Pausing with Purpose

Do you allow yourself to rest?

During your busy, hectic days, do you purposely designate time to take respite from it all? Or instead, do you view resting as lazy? And something you should only give yourself once you get your (never-ending) To Do list done?

In this deeply heartfelt conversation, Meg invites guest Suzy Reading, psychologist and author of ‘Rest to Reset: A Busy Person’s Guide to Pausing with Purpose’, to speak about the importance of rest. Suzy and Meg explore the reasons why rest is an important act of self-compassion that can help you manage stress, emotions and your energetic bank account. Learn how you can transform your relationship with rest, plus simple ways you can incorporate moments into your day that will make a big difference.

Listen now to discover the nourishing practice of rest for a more compassionate and fulfilling life.

In this conversation we discuss

▫️ How we can transform our relationship with rest.

▫️ The unhelpful stories we tell ourselves about rest.

▫️ Why rest is the key to long term health and happiness.

▫️ And so much more…

You can quote us on that…

“The natural impulses to rest that we feel, we learn to dial them down.”

Suzy Reading

“Our depletion doesn’t serve anyone. There’s no reward for getting the most burnt out and the most exhausted.”

Suzy Reading

“Rest is the nourishment that you need to sustain you. It’s something that we can do proactively.”

Suzy Reading


Suzy Reading – Website | Instagram | LinkedIn | Books

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Hi, I'm Meg!

B.Phys Ed, M. Ed (Student Wellbeing), CIPP

I’m a teacher with experience working in primary and secondary schools across Australia, and a specialist in the field of wellbeing education and coaching. I founded Open Mind Education in 2013 with a vision of sharing practical, enriching wellbeing education with staff, parents, and broader school communities.

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