Rest, sleep, play? Bah, I’m a Reedie!

We’re two weeks into the term and I’ve been overwhelmed more than once by how much there is on my to-do list. Other faculty, staff, students are telling me the same is true for them. And then there’s the stress…

Meditation isn’t ‘one more thing to do’. It’s about stopping for a moment and see what is already happening.

Rest, sleep, play don’t appear on our to-do lists either, but they are just as essential. Here’s what NY Times health columnist, Jane Brody, wrote back on June 17, 2013 in “Cheating Ourselves of Sleep”:

Think you do just fine on five or six hours of shut-eye? Chances are, you are among the many millions who unwittingly shortchange themselves on sleep.