Ep 61 – Daring to Rest with Karen Brody

ATK - Podcast Branding V02-02
We're not getting enough rest – that much is obvious. We prioritise the housework, our emails and social media over sleep, and we worship busy-ness over slow living. Is it any wonder we're so burnt out and disconnected from what's important?
But rest is not just a matter of getting more sleep – it's a shift in how we prioritise our lives. And that's takes courage.
Karen Brody is a mama, playwright, author of ‘Daring to Rest', and creator of the ‘Daring to Rest Academy'. It is her life mission to share the phenomenal benefits of yoga nidra: the sleep of the yogi. After seeing first-hand the healing power of this ancient technique, she has been daring men, women and families all over the world to rethink rest.
In this episode, Karen shares how yoga nidra works (it's more than that quick nap at the end of a yoga class), how to do it quickly and easily in your busy life, why women struggle so much to prioritise rest, and how feminism has caused us to push beyond our limits.
You can read all about her work, and download a yoga nidra meditation to start your rest practice, at her website.
And if you're struggling to switch off at the end of the day, you can also try Amy's very popular End of Day meditation here too.

Share the love!




I'm Amy.

I'm a matrescence activist - here to revolutionise the way you feel about yourself as a mama, and transform the way the world values and supports all mothers, everywhere.

ATK - Podcast Branding V02-02


RECENT episodes

Understanding what matrescence is and how to navigate it is like being

handed a map.

Once you've got the map, the journey gets easier... and really, really exciting. Because it’s the making of you.

Get your Matrescence Map here - a six-page ebook which will empower you to understand why you feel the way you do, and the first steps to take.

Plus, receive updates on my podcast, programs, events and latest teachings every week.