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Aug 6, 2019

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is the founder of I Choose My Best Life and a board-certified internal medicine physician with an active practice near Birmingham, Alabama. She is a public speaker and the author of multiple books, including Set Free to Live Free and the award-winning Come Empty. She has been featured in multiple media outlets including Redbook, Women’s Day, and MSNBC, covering topics on the mind, body, and spirit connection and has been deemed one of the top 100 medical experts by Good Housekeeping Doctors’ Secrets. Most recently, Dr. Saundra released her latest book, Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity, which shares her groundbreaking insight on the various types of rest people need to achieve optimal productivity and increase their overall happiness.


Dr. Saundra joins me today to discuss the 7 types of rest and how each type impacts our ability to feel productive, refreshed, and effective. She explains what the R.E.S.T. Method is and how it helps you find your rest deficiencies so you can begin feeling more productive and less stressed and overwhelmed. She also explains what a Flow-Break Cycle is and why it’s critical to develop this cycle to avoid feeling burned out, to restore your energy, and to work more productively.



“If you put all of your energy of fixing your burnout on getting more sleep, you are still missing six other types of rest that you need.” - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith




Today on the Creative Disruption Podcast:


  • What inspired Dr. Saundra to become a medical doctor
  • What it means to “choose your best life”
  • Her advice for small business owners that are feeling stuck in their business
  • The inspiration behind the Sacred Rest book
  • Understanding the R.E.S.T. Method and how it helps you identify your rest deficiencies
  • Strategies to overcome burnout and become more productive
  • Why entrepreneurs need to develop a Flow-Break Cycle
  • How philanthropic work can help you achieve social rest
  • What Dr. Dalton-Smith would like her leadership legacy to be



The 7 Types of Rest:


  1. Physical rest
  2. Mental rest
  3. Spiritual rest
  4. Emotional rest
  5. Social rest
  6. Sensory rest
  7. Creative rest



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