Something I’m often surprised by (although I shouldn’t be) is how tired I find myself some days. It’s not full-blown fatigue like I experienced in the postpartum days, nor is an inability to function or get out of bed. It’s just a little whisper in the back of my mind, reminding myself I could do so much better with a nap.
Doing less of anything is not a philosophy I championed until becoming a mother. I certainly didn’t work myself to the bone, but I also didn’t see how pruning projects could help me make even more progress on the ones that mattered.
Writers need tools. From favorite pens and computers to newsletter software and mug warmers, there’s a long list of things that help support us. But what about sleep? Learn more about yoga nidra, a sleep-based style of meditation that can help unleash your creativity.