Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • Monday, May 21st, 2018

    Complex World

    Do you believe that we live in a complex world? Do you believe it’s important that we learn how to deal in complexities if we’re to survive and thrive in this world? I believe the truth of the matter is that we live in a pretty simple world, but we’ve rejected simplicity in order to […]

  • Sunday, May 20th, 2018

    Just Play.

    Play is so important. Did you play yesterday? Are you planning on playing today? Have you stopped playing?  Why? Did you get to old to play? Are you too busy? We don’t stop playing when we get old, we get old when we stop playing.   There are so many great reasons to play, here […]

  • Saturday, May 19th, 2018

    HappyNow…

    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 […]

  • Friday, May 18th, 2018

    Give a Beautifil Gift

    Give someone you love a beautiful gift today without expectation of anything in return. Sound simple? What will you give? How about giving YOU! The real you! So often we hide our true selves from family and friends fearing we won’t be accepted or loved if we let them see the real us. So instead […]

  • Thursday, May 17th, 2018

    Congruency

    Are you living a “congruent life” to the best of your ability? There are countless ways to take shortcuts and to grab for life’s pleasures We can always find an excuse to binge on food or drink. We can always find a way to justify lying to a loved one about what we’ve done or […]

  • Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

    Is The Space Between Your Ears For Rent?

    Anger is so stressful. “When you’re angry at people, you make them a very important part of your life.” —Garrison Keillor How often do you waste your Spiritual Energy by being angry at people who are NOT really important in your life? Would you rather be right or happy? In reality you ARE making these people a very […]

  • Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

    Sharing Flowers

    I read this “Spiritual Snack” yesterday and it made me think. “Don’t wait until people are dead to give them flowers.” My first thought was, UGH, that’s a little morbid. I’ve learned to pause before I react.  PAUSE………  My second thought was, WOW, that’s such a simple sentence but it’s filled with enormous wisdom. That’s right. Wisdom. […]

  • Saturday, May 12th, 2018

    Be Rich in Poverty

    “Bo rich in poverty”. “Being rich in poverty” seems to be aa oxymoron, two opposite concepts. How can we resolve this dichotomy. How can we be rich in poverty? Wealth in poverty means finding pleasure in simplicity, finding the core of what’s important, and accepting it as valuable. We are so often caught up in […]

  • Friday, May 11th, 2018

    Do Fish Gety Thirsty?

    These are some of the things that run through my mind when I’m trying to meditate. Do fish get thirsty? At what age is it appropriate to tell my dogs that their adopted? Who determined the order of the letters in the alphabet? I forgot to buy shaving cream. Why do we drive on the […]

  • Thursday, May 10th, 2018

    Public Enemy Number One

    I went into a Post Office last week to mail a package I should have mailed weeks ago. Now I was racing a deadline. I was late also late for Yoga because I had to buy a birthday card. Ugh! .  This was my thought progression. (Warning, be careful, sometimes my thoughts are a little frantic. […]