Monthly Archives: January 2020

  • Friday, January 31st, 2020

    Attitude is Everything

    Are you chasing happiness? I used to chase after happiness. I always expected certain things, or certain people, or certain situations, to make me happy. I used to think, if only “this” or “that” would just happen, I’d be happy. And many times “this” or “that” would happen, and guess what? I would be happy […]

  • Thursday, January 30th, 2020

    Is “Noise” Your Drug of Choice

    Our lives are typically filled with noise. There are the noises from the outside world that we cannot control, and then there are the noises we invite into our lives. Noises, even the ones from seemingly innocuous sources like the television and radio can become mind-numbing if not taken in mindful moderation. Noise allows us to […]

  • Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

    My Good Friend

    Have you ever lost touch with a good friend? We all ahve at one time or another. This is my story… A few years ago an old friend of mine returned to my life. We embraced. We laughed and eventually we cried. And in the time since our reunion we have had great days, exciting […]

  • Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

    That’s Tempting

    How will you face temptation  today?  Temptation is always lurking. The temptation to eat, drink, buy, say or do what feels good now without a  thought of the consequences for later. For me, there is temptation in taking advantage of a situation when I think nobody is looking. For me, temptation is “doing the next […]

  • Monday, January 27th, 2020

    10 Morning Thoughts

    Good Morning, Consider these quotes from 10 renown thinkers as you embark on your journey today. 1. “If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?” Make that call today!—–Levine 2. “Conditions are never just […]

  • Sunday, January 26th, 2020

    Less is More

    Less is more. Simplify. Fear less, hope more.  Eat less, chew more.  Whine less, breathe more.  Talk less, say more.  Simplify. Hate less, love more.  Hear less, listen more.  Judge less, accept more.  Expect less, enjoy more.  Simplify. Should less, wonder more. Instruct less, teach more.  Shove less, hug more.  Time travel less, now more. […]

  • Saturday, January 25th, 2020

    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 […]

  • Friday, January 24th, 2020

    Quiet your mind

    Have you tried to incorporate the “PAUSE” in your life? As you take a few minutes each day to “PAUSE”, you will discover the joy of a “Quiet Mind”. A quiet mind is a spiritual place where the “ordinary” in life becomes extraordinary. A place where so many of the previously unnoticed little things magically […]

  • Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

    Rocks in Your Pillow?

    As crazy as it sounds, there are many people who are more comfortable ending each day by laying their heads on  pillows of rocks than pillows of feathers. I’m sure you know people who actually seem to invite and find pleasure in pain, people who seem to hold on to anger and resentment because  it makes […]

  • Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

    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 […]