In yoga nidra, for absolute relaxation, you must remain aware, in a state of dynamic sleep. That’s why yoga nidra is not a form of sleep – instead, it is a practice you do during the day in order to reach a state of relaxation that is only achieved by turning inwards and away from our outer experiences.
Self-care is not selfish and it is not something you should feel guilty about. You cannot pour from an empty cup. It may sound cliché, but it is true. You’re not helping anyone by denying yourself a bit of R&R.
So, let’s look at five ways you can introduce more self-care into your life.