I’m pondering rest. Truly being at rest. Tried it lately? I’ve heard that a huge segment of the population is sleep-deprived. I’m not surprised. When you consider all the complexities of life, it’s a wonder we sleep at all, or even take time for a day off now and then.
Considering musical notation, I was struck by the symbols for rest, those moments of silence, however long they last, in musical notation.
Who knew there could be so many symbols for resting? There’s even a symbol for a 1/64th note rest—a heartbeat takes longer than that! Sometimes I feel like I should have these symbols tattooed to my forehead as a reminder of their potency and power.
Perhaps for you, that feeling of rest comes in the moment before you fall asleep, when your body drops all its defenses and you fall oh-so-sweetly into the land of slumber…
To continue reading this article as it appears on the Conscious Leaders website, please click here.