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Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 13: Remaining Silent during Discussion

Frank Breslin | Posted 10.10.2016 | Education
Frank Breslin

"Less is more" is a good maxim to follow when conducting discussions with high-school seniors about their life experience. Three cases in point had to...

Fairy Tales Can Come True: It Can Happen to You

Robbi Rucker | Posted 08.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Robbi Rucker

What does fearlessness look like to you? Who do you want to be? How do you want to live your life? How do you want to be remembered? If you don't yet know that's fine, that's normal. Choreographing a new relationship to yourself takes time and evolves.

Pause and Leave Your Drama Behind

Rachael O'Meara | Posted 08.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael O'Meara

"Leave Yo Drama with Yo Mamma." -- Unknown "I can't believe he's late again!" "How was I supposed to know?" "It's not fair!" ...

How to Step Into Your Own Empowered Leader

Rachael O'Meara | Posted 06.07.2015 | Business
Rachael O'Meara

Recently I flexed my mental muscles during a three-day leadership course called "Team Empowerment Training." I thought I'd pick up a few conflict-resolution techniques, learn how to be a better influencer, and empower others through interpersonal skills and guidance.

Where to Pause... Pensacola

Eddie Parsons | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Eddie Parsons

Taking a pause is not really like a vacation because there is no agenda other than slowing down and enjoying life. You can still be social, plugged in and available but maybe you change gears and remember what you value in life.

Why There's More To Taking A Break Than Just Sitting There

Fast Company | Dov Seidman | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

Meditation rooms, unplugging, digital Sabbaths, reflection retreats, mindfulness classes--it seems like everyone is clamoring to find a pause button i...

Be Impeccable When You Speak and Your Children Will Be, Too

Maureen Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

Learning how to speak well won't guarantee your little pumpkin will get into an elite college or land a great job when he graduates. But I can't think of a single thing in life that's made more difficult by effective communication.

Ready, Fire, Aim!

Jerry Weissman | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Jerry Weissman

Because presenters do not have the facility of an "Undo Send" button or a seven-second video delay, they must create their own beat in real time -- with a verbal pause.

Guide to Communicating Candidly in Personal and Business Life

Clare Munn | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Clare Munn

Many of us become ineffective communicators when we feel personally triggered or that our intention is misinterpreted by those we are engaging with -- whether it be family, friends our partner or a stranger.

The Importance Of A Pause

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Silence and stillness are their own forms of education and entertainment -- forms that many of us could use a good deal more of.