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Why It's So Important To Allow Time For 'The Pause'

Mara Karpel, Ph.D. | Posted 01.22.2016 | Fifty
Mara Karpel, Ph.D.

Last year, I began the year with unbridled enthusiasm and optimism. But midway into 2015, life hit me upside the head, and everything came to a screeching halt.

Beginning Again

Laura Lowery | Posted 01.11.2016 | Women
Laura Lowery

A musician spoke of them on the radio the other night. She said they are the places where what is old has passed away but what is new has not arrived yet. So you stand there at the door. And there is longing, even though you may not be sure what the longing is, yet.

5 Reasons Why We Fail to Pause Before We Get Into Trouble

Chris Mayya | Posted 12.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Mayya

Training our attention and awareness qualities is one of the best ways that I know of, to learn to get in touch with our discerning mind and the energy within our body. Such training is like holding up a mirror onto our own minds, just as we do with our faces, and instantly recognize what is it that needs fixing.

When Frustration Hits, Ask Yourself This

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

It's not in my nature to take a pause for something when I'm dedicated to getting it done a certain way. But what I know is that stopping and asking myself if there might be an easier way is worth the potential time and energy I would save.

Daily Meditation: A Moment Of Pause

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.21.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa...

3 Ways To Be a Better Parent Right Now

Joni Edelman | Posted 08.28.2015 | Parents
Joni Edelman

Tequila. Drink it. Just kidding. Here are three real, actual things you can do to make parenting even slightly more pleasant. And none of them involve Disneyland or Pinterest.

Now, Here, This.

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy If you were in Manhattan in 2012 you may have had the chance to see a musical written by Hunter Bell and Susan Blackwell, with mu...

What Kind of Leaders Do We Need Now? Elie Wiesel's Answer

Dov Seidman | Posted 12.05.2014 | Business
Dov Seidman

It's always a good time to ask what kind of leadership we need because the world is constantly changing. But the world is not only changing. It's bein...

What Do Steve, Arianna, Millie and Karen Have in Common?

Millie Grenough | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Photo: Jon Snyder/Wired.com | CC BY-NC Common element in Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington, Millie Grenough, Karen Gomez: a) creativity b) crazy-busy...

An Experiment in Vulnerability: Pause-a-tive Attention

Rachael O'Meara | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael O'Meara

By pausing and offering a genuine compliment, you invite a two-way experiment in vulnerability, both to you and whoever is giving or receiving the compliment. It's one thing to ask for a compliment. It's another to receive it fully without deflection. When we are vulnerable we let our guard down to connect and fulfill one of our deepest human needs.

Summertime = Pause + Play

Rosalinda Mercado-Garza | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Rosalinda Mercado-Garza

We ask our children to press "play" when we need to prepare for the pool (e.g.,generously applying sunblock, consistently fastening a lifejacket, patiently walking towards the pool, etc.) and to press "pause" when they potentially may get too excited.

In Case People Yank Your Chain

Jennifer Boykin | Posted 07.20.2014 | Fifty
Jennifer Boykin

Each time you react to others by changing the way you would otherwise behave, you give them control over your life. This is true even if you act in defiance to the other person. In fact, this is probably ESPECIALLY true in that case.

5 Signs You Need A Pause (And What To Do About It)

Rachael O'Meara | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachael O'Meara

A pause doesn't have to be a vacation or a physical change of scenery. It can be a daily routine that you create and allow yourself to just "be." Try not to overthink anything, and remember you are just there, being.

3 Ways To Leverage The Power Of The Pause

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

As the pace of life heats up, people find themselves checking email at stop lights, texting while talking to family members, and booking so many back-to-back appointments, there's no time in between to think.

Practicing the Sacred Hours

Jon Wortmann | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

Do make time. Otherwise, instead of honoring the hours of your life when you get to savor what matters most, you'll lose hours and days worried and stressed.

A Year of Pause

Kevin Cashman | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kevin Cashman

As we pause during this unique time of transition, why not resolve to taking back our lives through intentional choices? In 2013, let's choose to pause deeply, treat ourselves kindly, and include pause as a best practice for creating more connection, meaning, and fulfillment.

Answer to Any Problem In 48 Hours or Less?

Peter Baksa | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Baksa

Knowing when to exert effort and when to pause can help us become more effective humans, bringing greater joy to our lives.

Art of Attention: Practice Yoga? Teach Yoga? Think About Yoga? Read This.

Elena Brower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elena Brower

Form and Function within yoga. Together, they are a complete practice. One without the other is a downright limiting of our potential -- and an incomplete class experience.