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Part I: The Nap Ministry founder Tricia Hersey wants you to slow down

If you don’t know Tricia Hersey’s name, you’ve probably seen her work. Hersey founded The Nap Ministry, perhaps best known for its popular Instagram account, with the hope of teaching others how to rest in a society that glorifies grind culture. In her New York Times bestselling book “Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto,” Hersey explores the lifelong project of rest and grapples with the impact of capitalism on our ability to thrive. In the face of these systemic issues, Hersey talks about resting and community care as acts of resistance in part one of her conversation with Erin.

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If you don’t know Tricia Hersey’s name, you’ve probably seen her work. Hersey founded The Nap Ministry, perhaps best known for its popular Instagram account, with the hope of teaching others how to rest in a society that glorifies grind culture. In her New York Times bestselling book “Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto,” Hersey explores the lifelong project of rest and grapples with the impact of capitalism on our ability to thrive. In the face of these systemic issues, Hersey talks about resting and community care as acts of resistance in part one of her conversation with Erin.

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