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The art of rest : how to find respite in the modern age

By: Hammond, Claudia

1786892804 / 9781786892805
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21/11/2019
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23 cm 292 pages : illustrations (black and white)
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Published in Scotland.

Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award for Popular ScienceToday busyness has become a badge of honour.

We want to say we're busy, yet at the same time we feel exhausted.

Instead we should start taking rest seriously as a method of self-care and this book can help us to work out how. The Art of Rest draws on ground-breaking research Claudia Hammond collaborated on - 'The Rest Test' - the largest global survey into rest ever undertaken, which was completed by 18,000 people across 135 different countries.

Much of value has been written about sleep, but rest is different; it is how we unwind, calm our minds and recharge our bodies. And, as the survey revealed, how much rest you get is directly linked to your sense of well-being. Counting down through the top ten activities which people find most restful, Hammond explains why rest matters, examines the science behind the results to establish what really works and offers a roadmap for a new, more restful and balanced life.

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JM Psychology, VSP Popular psychology

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