Sunday Thoughts on the Conscious Pause

If you read one thing this Sunday let it be this opinion piece on practicing a conscious pause before reacting. It’s a very thoughtful way to start your week.

“Our ability to mute our hard-wired reactions by pausing is what differentiates us from animals:

Frank Partnoy of the New York Times


Photo credit: Estelle Hayes

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  • Torrie @ a place to share…

    another topic that’s been heavily on my mind(!!)… that ryan & i just talked about on friday.  we react to the kids immediately and have started to realize that we’re often off base in our assumptions.  we’re trying to teach the kids the same concept… to pause a moment before automatically reacting. great article. thank you for sharing!