Recent Thoughts

  • Friday, December 4th, 2020Big News

    Welcome to all you new visitors to personalpause.com, as well as all those people for whom personalpause.com is part of your daily routine. Today I have enormous news…. For the past 10 years it has been my mission to introduce a mindful “personal pause” into the lives of those people who like me, are hyper-busy, multitaskers, and high […]

  • Thursday, December 3rd, 2020How Do You Wake Up?

    How do you wake up? If the first thing you do every morning is grab a cup of coffee and turn on the TV news, what kind of morning will you have? It’s likely you’ll wake up to words like “murder, terrorism, fire, scam, fear” and other media ploys to grab and keep your attention. […]

  • Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020Happy Habits

    Happy People. Our lives are often a balance between many extremes, including happiness and sadness. Although we cannot always control our experiences, we can actively make ourselves open to the possibility of being happy. Remember, happiness is a choice that sometimes requires effort. A good way to begin making the choice to be happy, is […]

  • Tuesday, December 1st, 2020Change.

    Perhaps the greatest constant in our lives is change. We change every day. We change as we learn new things and are exposed to new thoughts and ideas. Too often I find myself holding on to old beliefs that contradict what I am learning today. Why is it so hard to let go of old […]

  • Monday, November 30th, 2020Kindness Challenge

    Good Morning, Are you up for a Spiritual Challenge this week? Read on… In our continuing effort to make our lives happier, more positive, less hostile, more calm, less confrontational and more peaceful let’s all make a commitment to this “Spiritual Challenge”. This week I challenge you to perform one “anonymous act of kindness” every […]