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Rest As Reparations | Get What Is Yours

Rest As Reparations 2023 Zine Cover - 3 Afro folks with varying skin tones and painted faces. An Afro being rests while in a greenhouse. A pink candle is lit.
Rest As Reparations 2023 Zine Cover – 3 Afro folks with varying skin tones and painted faces. An Afro being rests while in a greenhouse. A pink candle is lit.

Moon Phase: Waning Moon
Sun Phase: late Autumn
Pause: connect with Source/Spirit

Beautiful Beings, Bienvenido!

We educate about and facilitate Rest practices. Stay tuned for our Rest As Reparations Zine in 2023 which outlines 7 types of rest. Rest is what is available to marginalized folks when privileged folks return resources (reparations + Rematriation + repatriation). Moving from survival mode to thriving takes a lot of de-conditioning and relearning of mind, body and spirit.

The Fall leaves change into dynamic colours as the water pours over the ledge of rocks.
The Fall leaves change into dynamic colours as the water pours over the ledge of rocks.

In order to thrive we have our basic dignities cared for; shelter, food, water, love, health, community. This allows for deeper exploration of Self; hobbies, aspirations, sharing, reflection, shifting, imagination. Learn more about the journey into mindful rest.

With the normalcy of generational racial reckoning through resource return comes added moments to rest. For everyone – spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically.

Why do we need rest? Marginalized folks, especially, have been conditioned by European folks to be productive, grind and hustle to receive less than we deserve. Labouring emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually for the betterment of Europeans and Eurocentric ideals. We use rest to remedy exhaustion and the colonial mindset.

This ends now! READY TO REST!!??

A captioned video about my relationship to rest.
The Sund drops below the horizon as colour fills the clear blue sky reflecting in the Lake.
The Sun drops below the horizon as colour fills the clear blue sky reflecting in the Lake.

These are 10 ways to deepen your rest practice.
1. soothing activities – relaxation, chilling, ease, luxury
2. grounding activities – breathing, meditation, feet to Earth
3. Resting – mental, sensory, emotional, social, spiritual, creative, physical
4. communal care/rest – publicly with others resting
5. spirituality – majick, culture, religion, elements
6. play – joy, freedom, wildness, adventure, fun
7. pleasure – joy, kink, laughter, beauty, sensualness
8. self expression – art, fashion, language, hobbies
9. full emotional expression – acknowledge, release
10. imagination – adventure, fantasy, dreaming, creating

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