Monthly Archives: November 2017

  • Monday, November 20th, 2017

    Make It Beautiful Day

    Do you check the weather report before you leave your home each day?  Why? Maybe the weather forecast effects how you dress each morning or how you schedule your day’s activities. Does the weather influence your attitude ?  Can we influence the weather? I think we can. Consider these “weather conditions”….. A Stormy day…..Our outbursts […]

  • Sunday, November 19th, 2017

    Mindlessness vs Mindfulness

    The battle of the minds. Mindlessness is an addictive force. It is easy. It is impulsive. It is doing the next pleasurable thing without properly addressing the consequences. It is the path of least resistance, however it may not be the best path. Mindfulness is possibly the greatest of all human resources. It provides the […]

  • Saturday, November 18th, 2017

    Giving + Receiving = Goodness

    Are you a good giver? Are you a good receiver? Can you do both graciously? Most of us find pleasure in the rewards afforded to us by the giving of our time, our effort and our concern. We are proud of our ability to offer help to others. But what about the opposite, are you […]

  • Friday, November 17th, 2017

    Worry

    Worry is a choice. I don’t have to worry about what is to come, but if I do worry I will do it with the understanding that I am CHOOSING to worry. Worry is a choice. Worry is unnecessary if we simply do the very best we can with the tools and skills we have […]

  • Thursday, November 16th, 2017

    Peaceful Pain

    Peaceful Pain, is it possible? In the flow of life, pain is inevitable but suffering is optional. Can we be in pain and still be peaceful. I believe there can be peace in pain if we accept the situation with a our best effort and a positive attitude. To me, peacefulness is found in living life […]

  • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    Do You Live With A Spoiled Kid

    Let’s go shopping. Imagine you go shopping with your 5 year child. Temptation lurks down each aisle. Most kids are tempted by the cookies, the candy bars and the toys. Since you’re a good parent you explain why cookies, candy and toys are not the reason you’re shopping today.  Your child usual persists. You stand firm, […]

  • Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

    Share Your Love

    How can we share love? There’s so much that we can give in life that has nothing to do with money or material goods.  It’s obviously very kind and considerate to give money and material stuff to people who need it, but material and financial needs are not as important as our need for love. […]

  • Monday, November 13th, 2017

    Welcome

    HappyNow… “Serenity isn’t freedom from the storm; it’s finding peace within it.” If this is your first visit to “personalpause.com”, welcome. If you are a return visitor, welcome back. The purpose of this site is to offer an interactive strategy to make our lives happier and more peaceful. Each visitor is encouraged to experience a […]

  • Sunday, November 12th, 2017

    The Gift of Time

    Time is a gift. Time is our most precious commodity. It has no favorites, holds no prejudice and waits for no one. Lost time is unrecoverable and can’t be recreated. Time is a treasure, but if we keep it ALL to ourselves it’s value diminishes. How we spend time is one of our most important […]

  • Saturday, November 11th, 2017

    Food For Thought

    Good morning or a great day?  It’s up to you. What’s on your the menu for Today? Consider this food for thought through out today; Breakfast:  “Wish not for a lighter load, but instead for stronger shoulders.” Mid-Morning Spiritual snack:  “We must learn from the mistakes of others because we won’t live long enough to make […]