I work with 5 Bodytypes, each based on a hormonal system. Each has different needs, physical, nutritional, emotional and spiritual. In this article I’m going to focus on what type of rest each needs. To find out your Bodytype take my quiz on Instagram @welovebreakingfads or at www.breaking-fads.com
Nikki type (Pituitary)
Nikki is a thinker, most likely to be a professor/scientist
What type to rest does Nikki need most:
Mental rest = schedule short breaks regularly, write your nagging thoughts down before bed, gadget free time, meditation
Sensory rest =turn off the gadgets and technology, get out in nature, read a book.
Kate type (Thyroid)
Kate has the soul of an artist and a very inquisitive mind
What type to rest does Kate need most:
Creative rest = notice the beauty in things, have images of art you love around you
Sensory rest = see above
Maya Type (Adrenal)
Maya is a born leader and likes control
What type to rest does Maya need most:
Physical rest = go to bed early, deep breathing, restorative exercises (yin yoga, Pilates, tai chi)
Spiritual rest = Volunteer for something close to your heart, grounding work (reiki, meditation, yoga, Tai chi)
Lilly type (Reproductive)
Lilly is the mother of the group, looking out for everyone else
What type to rest does Lilly need most:
Mental rest = see above
Emotional rest = talk about how you feel, write it, draw it.
Jess type (Reproductive/Pituitary)
Jess is the modern woman, she is adaptable with lots of energy
What type to rest does Jess need most:
Social rest = catch up with an old friend, one to one interactions, take a night off from social activities including online.
Spiritual rest = see above
If you need all 7 types of rest, you just need a full stop and a reset. You are burning yourself out and have probably ignored the signs your body has given you till now. Check out the Rest & Reset workshops below, If you want to join our November webinar on Bodytypes and Rest follow this link:
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Carina Kennedy was formerly a Nurse, now a Nutritional Therapist and Herbalist living in the west of Ireland. Her passion is food, health and teaching clients to gain control of their life with simple techniques.