By Brigid Morrissey
Ambling about the grounds of French Lick Resort, I reflected on the importance and meaning of rest. On this misty, gray morning I wasn’t the only one. Families hustled through the lobby, lugging their bags and sipping coffee on their way to the car. Groups of friends gathered around the ornamental tables and squishy couches recounting the events of the previous night. Couples lounged near the cafe to eat their late morning breakfast. Numerous reasons brought each guest there, but there was a constant undercurrent behind those reasons: escape.
“I’ve learned not to care as much about what other people think about me and what I do,” says Rosie Boling. “I used to have to get up every morning to do my makeup and pick out my outfits, but now if I happen to go out without my makeup, it’s OK. It makes you more comfortable in your own skin.”

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