“In other words, constantly running through the long list of things you want to get done or that you feel “should” be doing—because you’ve fully embraced #nodaysoff #hustle culture, or because you literally cannot miss work without losing the income you need to survive—is not the same as meaningfully resting, even if you’re sitting down or wearing your pajamas. “It does you very little good to be in bed while your mind is racing,” Conlon says.”
So many times when people take needed rest they are categorized as lazy. We aren't supposed to rest in our culture and in many ways we learn this from early ages. But rest is vital. Being bored and letting all of you rest—mind and body—is necessary. Maybe some day we can accept that and find ways to make it possible for everyone to get the rest they need.