How to Be Well-Rested with Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith

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Feeling rested? … Now there’s a challenge… Well, maybe not, according to this week’s guest. If having a long-term or chronic condition wasn’t stressful enough, this year seems to have piled on constant stressors that have left many of us feeling completely exhausted.

So when I heard about board-certified internal medicine doctor Saundra Dalton-Smith’s book ‘Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity,’ I knew I had to have her on the show.

In this episode of The Autoimmune Hour, Dr. Saundra shares seven types of rest she has found lacking in most lives and why a deficiency in any of these types of rest can have unfavorable effects on your health, happiness, and more… she also explains:
• why rest can no longer remain optional and why binge-watching is not resting,
• how rest goes way beyond sleep,
• the seven types of rest and why we are feeling on the edge of burnout,
and so much more

More About Our Guest: Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is a board-certified internal medicine physician and has an active medical practice near Birmingham, Alabama. She is an international media resource on the mind, body, spirit connection, and featured in Prevention, MSNBC, Women’s Day, Redbook, and numerous other media outlets. 

‘Sacred Rest’ combines the science of rest, the spirituality of rest, and rest’s ‘gifts.’ It shows rest as something sacred, valuable, and worthy of our respect. Learn how to restore what’s daily being depleted, so you can begin living your best life. Learn more at

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