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You deserve some rest... FINALLY! Internal medicine physician, speaker, and award-winning author, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, talks about the 7 different types of rest that we all need in order to prevent burnout. She speaks to the difference between rest and sleep, and why you might be getting a full 8 hours but still wake up runned-down. Her and Robin thoughtfully go through all seven types, and offer ways to fix your deficiencies and restore your happiness and health. You likely don't even know about the different types you need until listening to this podcast! Robin and Dr. Dalton-Smith discuss where self-care falls into the conversation around rest, and tips to squeeze in these much-needed practices into a busy schedule. 


Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith:

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith 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 She is the author of numerous books including her bestseller Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity, including insight on the seven types of rest needed to optimize your productivity, increase your overall happiness, overcome burnout, and live your best life. Over 250,000 people have discovered their personal rest deficits using her free assessment at Learn more about Dr. Saundra at

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