Rest

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Black woman relaxing at home on her sofa.
Black woman relaxing at home on her sofa.
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Many of us are either caught up in multitasking a day’s worth of work (for both for the job and home) or frozen on our couches, trying to make sense of the stunning events of the last year. Our bodies are fatigued; our minds are fogged. And while we may already have an intimate (and unfortunate) relationship with exhaustion due to oppressive societal demands, the indefatigable enervation that we are experiencing is on a whole new level.

We need rest. But we’re always telling ourselves, even subconsciously, that we don’t have the time for it.

We must make time.

If…


Black and white photo of Kelly Rowland against a violet background.
Black and white photo of Kelly Rowland against a violet background.
Photo illustration; Image source: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Roc Nation

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