177: Yoga Nidra and Learning to Rest

177: Yoga Nidra and Learning to Rest

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Why are women having such a hard time getting the rest they need to function optimally? How would your life be different if you woke up every day feeling perfectly rested? Karen Brody decided to tackle this common issue head-on. Karen is a mother, writer, and founder of DaringtoRest.com, an online community dedicated to helping women (and brave men) take back rest. She is the author of the book, Daring to Rest: Reclaim Your Power with Yoga Nidra Rest Meditation, a 40-day program that “makes yoga nidra relevant and accessible to 21st-century women, who may need this practice more than any previous generation.” 

Check out today’s interview with Karen and learn about how these highly effective tools, yoga nidra and essential oils, can help you reboot and recharge so that you can show up at your absolute best! 

In this Episode You’ll Discover:

  • The importance of rest in today’s world (4:45) 

  • What is yoga nidra? (9:00) 

  • Yoga nidra resources (10:05) 

  • Role of essential oils in yoga nidra (10:50) 

  • Specific essential oils to use during rest (15:55) 

  • The yoga nidra process (17:10) 

  • Is it harder for women to get rest than men? (23:20) 

Resources mentioned in this week’s episode include:

Thank you to our amazing sponsors this week:

Recipes Mentioned in this Episode: 

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A Relaxing Evening 

From: Amy Hathaway 

IG handle: @amyhathaway18

Ingredients:

In a diffuser, add the following:  

  • 4 drops bergamot essential oil 

  • 3 drops cedarwood essential oil 

  • 2 drops rosemary essential oil 


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