Ep 23: The Healing Power of Rest: A Conversation with Jolene Hart

June 18, 2023
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Have you heard these myths about rest? Myth #1: Rest is a luxury that only healthy people can afford. Myth #2: Resting is lazy and unproductive. Myth #3: Rest means doing nothing at all. As a chronically ill individual seeking healing and rejuvenation, these myths may have held you back from experiencing the power of rest. But the truth is, rest is a crucial tool for improving your health and productivity. Our guest, Jolene Hart, will share with you the truth about rest and how you can use it intuitively to benefit your well-being. Don’t let these myths hold you back any longer, discover the power of rest today.

Jolene Hart, is a certified health coach, passionate yoga nidra practitioner, and accomplished author who has experienced firsthand the healing power of rest. After spending years struggling with an elusive diagnosis of late-stage Lyme disease, Jolene focused on her mind-body connection to achieve restorative balance and genuine healing. By incorporating intuitive rest into her daily routine, she was able to build a strong foundation for lasting wellness. Through sharing her inspiring story and insights, Jolene hopes to help others who are also facing chronic illness find their own path to rejuvenation, healing, and productivity.

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The Topics We Explore In This Episode

  • Unveil the impact of rest on personal well-being and how it can lead to notable accomplishments.
  • Cultivate the ability to recognize your body and mind's requests for rest, enriching your self-awareness.
  • Hear a personal story of resilience and recovery from chronic illness through attentive self-care.
  • Explore the benefits of unplugging from technology to achieve a rejuvenating and balanced rest routine.
  • Appreciate the necessity of nurturing connections and immersing in nature for successful rest and development.


  • 00:00:00 - Introduction
  • 00:01:09 - Importance of Rest
  • 00:09:21 - The Power of Rest
  • 00:15:15 - Different Types of Rest
  • 00:19:05 - Jolene's Chronic Illness Journey
  • 00:26:15 - Mental Retraining
  • 00:32:08 - Growth and Healing
  • 00:33:20 - The Book
  • 00:35:20 - Community
  • 00:36:55 - Reflection

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