#146: Spiritual Health: Embracing a lifestyle of rest with Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith


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What’s tired in your life? What area feels depleted? Today we’re talking about making rest a part of our everyday lives.

If I were to ask every listener if she struggled with rest, I’m guessing 99.9% of you would say yes. When we rest, we feel:

  • Guilty
  • Unproductive
  • Like it’s a waste of time

Yet, God designed us to rest.

In this episode, Dr. Saundra shares:
  • The seven types of rest,
  • How to weave rest into your daily routine
  • And practical truth when you feel guilty about resting.
Key Quotes
  • “Rest is still an area I struggle with, but it’s an area I struggle with with the Lord.” - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith
  • “Rest is really about restoration. Rest is restoring whatever’s been depleted.” - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith
  • “What’s tired? Are you emotionally tired? Are you mentally tired? Are you socially tired?” - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith
  • “I didn’t find value in rest because it seems empty.” - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith
  • “God wants you to produce from your highest level of capacity, and you can only do that when you’re doing it His way.” - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith
  • “Rest is a gift my friend Jesus gives me.” - Jill E. McCormick
  • “I read the Word like a student, not a daughter.” - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith
  • “When you’re not comfortable receiving, you’ll push back some of His best gifts.” - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith
As Mentioned in the Podcast The FCC requires that I tell you that I'm an Amazon Affiliate, which means I earn a bit of commission on each sale. But don't worry, there's no added cost to you! About Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith

Dr. Saundra is a Board-Certified internal medicine physician, speaker, and award-winning author.

She is an international well-being thought leader, featured in numerous media outlets, including Prevention, MSNBC, Women’s Day, FOX, Fast Company, Psychology Today, INC, CNN Health, and TED.com.

She is the author of numerous books, including her bestseller Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity. Over 250,000 people have discovered their personal rest deficits using her free assessment at RestQuiz.com.

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