In our hyper-speed world of produce-and-consume-as-much-as-you-can, “resting” is often forced to take a backseat—or thrown out of the vehicle entirely—as we navigate through life. Many of us clench our teeth and the steering wheel, white-knuckled, as blurs in the shapes of our family, friends, and colleagues pass by just as swiftly as the days in the week. But, speed isn’t so daring when everybody’s doing it. What’s daring today is slowing down long enough to take a break. (A twenty-minute power nap? A day of...