The Practice of Forgiveness
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A little over a year ago, my marriage fell apart. There were many years of unraveling trust and connection within a 21-year container...
Rituals: Infuse Your Daily Life With Meaning
Rituals create intimacy with everyday life. When we connect to ourselves and our actions with intention and attention through our senses...
Love is not a noun, it is a verb.
Dear Community, Today is our 4th wedding anniversary. We got married on a small ranch in Helena, Montana on September 2, 2018 and each...
There is a lot about my life right now that I do not recognize, and if I were to be completely vulnerable, I would admit that I am...
Opening the Door to Equanimity
Between every action and reaction is an interaction. Sometimes that interaction is with another – a loved one, a stranger or a pet.
The Fullness of Joy
The above photo is a pair of cornhole boards that I made for my mom's 65th birthday last July. I love art...
Mindful Eating: Intimacy, Connection and Nourishment
Eating is so basic to the human experience. It is something we need to do everyday.
Simplicity and Clarity in the New Year
If we take cues from nature, the guidance is clear. Winter is a time to go inside and simplify.
On Being Present
There’s an old story about asking yourself how to get to the next town and, after mulling a bit, you decide, “You know...
Uplifting the Heart
Gratitude is a way of moving through the world. It is a way of saying yes, to the full spectrum of life experience, with an open heart.
World Kindness Day
Dear Pause Community, We wanted to share one of our favorite poems about kindness with you today, on World Kindness Day. Thanks for being
Meet Pause's New Community Manager!
It is with tremendous joy that we introduce you to Nicole Rush, the new Community Manager with Pause!
Fall Wisdom ~ Guided Meditation
Dear friends, We're pausing to send you some ease, warmth, and perhaps a little joy on this fall Sunday afternoon. 🙏
New Teacher! Meet Nathan Baptiste
We're so grateful and excited to welcome Nathan Baptiste into the Pause teacher fold!
Pause Studio Reopening Update
We are poised and ready to shape Pause moving forward in a way that will best serve you all.
Would you love to join the Pause team?! 🙌
At Pause, our mission is to help people become mindful leaders in their personal lives, workplaces, and communities. Our modern world is...
Pause at Pioneer Square! Free OUTDOOR Classes in July & August 🙌
Pause, relax, and enjoy FREE outdoor classes under a canopy at Pioneer Square in downtown PDX!
Free Classes in May ~ Mental Health Awareness Month
In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month, throughout May Pause is making 2-3 regular weekly classes FREE for the community +...
Heart to Heart BIPOC Community Talks
Dear community, As we continue to understand our role in anti-racism work (within ourselves and through Pause), we're learning how...
Mental Health Awareness Month
Hi friends, If you’re reading this right now, you've likely fallen apart this past year. Perhaps on more than one occasion. You might...
Spring Greetings + Video 🌷
Hello dear friends, This past Sunday morning, we were sitting outside appreciating the warmth, energy, and glorious soundtrack of spring...
This Great Pull In Us
Everyone you see, you say to them, Love me. Of course you do not do this out loud; Otherwise, Someone would call the cops. Still though,...
Observe how endings become beginnings 🌱
Amidst the worldly comings and goings, observe how endings become beginnings. ~ Tao Te Ching ~~~~~~ Dear community, As this year's ending...
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