Pause

Pause

Harnessing the Life-changing Power of Giving Yourself A Break

Book - 2017
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Feeling overwhelmed, burned out, or stuck? Discover the power of the pause. Sometimes life throws you for a loop. You're stressed out at your job; you're torn between work and family; your motivation and productivity are taking a nosedive. Your impulse might be to lean in and tough it out, but what you may really need to do is take a step back. Reassess your life with a clear head and dive back in with purpose and poise. In this enlightening book, Rachael O'Meara guides you through the steps of your own pause journey: - The signs that you're in need of a meaningful break - Planning your optimal pause--whether it's as short as a day or as long as an epic journey - Reentering the world with renewed clarity and purpose. Incorporating the latest findings from psychology and neuroscience and peppered with inspiring stories of successful pauses, this book will show you that the fastest way to happiness is to slow down. Whether you pause by taking a five-minute walk outside, spending a day unplugged from digital devices, or taking a few weeks off to yourself, Pause will give you the tools to find what "lights you up" and the ability to lead the most satisfying and fulfilling life you choose.
Publisher: New York, New York : TarcherPerigee, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780143129240
Branch Call Number: 158 OME 2017
Characteristics: xv, 239 pages ; 21 cm

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lindab1111 Jun 25, 2017

In this book "pausing" falls under the broader category of mindfulness. The author took a leave of absence from Google in order to sort out the next steps after receiving critical job reviews. Although few of us have the opportunity or money to take a 3 month sabbatical, her everyday applications are sound and practical. There is a lot of territory covered under such a simple subject. But simplicity is often the most difficult to achieve. In this case, there is self- introspection and emotional monitoring to guide our paths forward. If you believe in intuition and divine guidance then this book validates both.

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