Here is an excerpt from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist... "I'd just read Arianna's fantastic book Thrive, and she makes a point that we should all wear pajamas, and that the epidemic of wearing workout clothes to bed has to end. So when it's time to rest, tell your body it's time to rest by putting on your pajamas- clothes specifically made for private spaces, for quite, for sleep. Don't confuse your body by dressing it the same way you would to go to the gym, or to coffee."
Are you the kind of person who stays up too late? I am. Are you the kind of person that falls asleep in their clothes? I am. Even if you're not, it's pretty interesting to think of bodyTALK and self-care in terms of PJs.
Which brings me to the next experiment, and I'm almost positive you can guess it: wearing pajamas.
That's right. Choose something comfortable and cozy to wear at the end of the day that tells your body it is time to wind down... that it is okay to "turn off."
Try it... MORE than once. See what happens.
These posts offer further reflection on topics we tackle during MTL nights.