Rest Matters: Why Rest is Important for Exam Success

Successful Student Transitions - A Time to Thrive by Louise Wiles and Elizabeth Gillies

Episode notes

One of the health fundamentals we believe is the most neglected, is the importance of rest and recovery - and we’re not talking about sleep.

This is SO important at busy and stressful times such as exam season and here we revisit an episode first published last year.

We share:

  • The seven different ways we can choose to ‘rest’ and ‘restore’ our energy levels outlined by Sandra Dalton Smith in her book: Sacred Rest: Recover your life, renew your energy, restore your sanity. Which would be your favourite?
  • Why developing a rest and recovery mindset is so important and why rest is essential for good work and helping us to prevent ‘slow self harm’ (Alex Pang).
  • The signals we need to look out for that suggest we need to take more time for rest and r ... 
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