The Reset Button

The Reset Button

Why You Need To Hold Off On Your New Years Plans | | photo by Guy Bourdin
Photo: Guy Bourdin

Integration. Assimilation. Celebration.

It doesn’t matter what you call it — the last stage of any action (particularly personal growth!) needs to have time to pause.

In yoga, it’s Savasana. Though it looks like we’re not doing anything – it’s the culmination of the entire practice. The mind, body + soul need time to absorb, relax, and reset.

Then we can begin again.


When do you hit the reset button?


Elysha Lenkin
Elysha Lenkin helps women express themselves through fashion so they look current, feel confident and stay true to themselves. For over 20 years, she's worked on commercial shoots styling women in all shapes, ages and sizes including Carrie Underwood, Tina Fey and Serena Williams. Now her focus is to make fashion fun and approachable for real women so they show up feeling like superstars in their lives.


  1. Maia says:

    Love this! The time to pause… one that doesn’t come easy… but when it does, sweetest damn thing to feel. =)

  2. You’re so right about it not coming easy — I think we’ve ingrained this idea that to be productive we must work hard, yet this moment of pause can be hard + it can be the most productive of all. Thank you, Maia!

  3. SirenaTales says:

    Not often enough, TT :/. Although as I’ve been musing over my reply, I realize I actually do “reset” sometimes…sipping tea every afternoon, even if I only “reset” for 20 seconds, and very often after dancing as I slowly stretch on the floor. Thank you for the wise nudge to do more of this. xoxo

  4. SirenaTales says:

    P.s. Terrific visual here, as always. Thank you!

  5. sara says:

    I have a new practice of meditation and yoga at dawn. This is totally my reset time and I am wrong without it!

  6. ST, I love the idea of a simple reset in the midst of the day such as sipping tea — like you do. Thank you for reminding me that resetting can be embedded in your daily routine…so natural. Happy Weekend, my friend! xoxo

  7. 🙂 –> xoxo

  8. What an awesome practice, Sara! I can imagine how this reset becomes an integral part of your day. Thank you for stopping by!

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