How are you breathing?
If you’re like most, no matter how often you check, the answer is usually “not very well”. Modern humans habitually default to short, shallow breaths and periods of breath holding as a response to the stress of daily living.
Pausing for a full, diaphragmatic breath provides a physiological mini-vacation for mind and body. The People’s Pause is mindful breathing program that fosters self-awareness and resiliency.
Remembering to Remember: Mindfulness 101
Basic neuroscience and repeated kinesthetic experience are what make these short bursts of “On the Go” practice work. Intentional pauses harmonize mind and body for a moment of relative ease. Like a mental athlete, repeated practice builds new brain muscle for calm and focus.
Come, pause with me. Learning to effectively pause is the first step in any journey towards mindfulness.
The idea of mindfulness is a big one. The experience of a single, deeply relaxing breath is a simple one. The People’s Pause bridges both worlds with a practical path to mindful living, one breath at a time.
Targeted training in positional breathing deepens capacity for relaxation. Pauseworthy Moments integrate the practice into everyday activity. Repetition builds new habit.
How are you breathing?
Mindfulness for the Rest of Us
This is basic mindfulness at its finest,
The Pause approach is practical mindfulness for everyday application.
Make the practice your own with personal instruction. Suzanne bridges the idea of mindful living with practical, actionable support. Connect in person or via video conferencing for a single session of skills instruction training, a full 8 week applied mindfulness series, or the “Triple Play” Package of Individual Instruction + the People’s Pause ToolKit + ToolKit Audio series!
Suzanne provides corporate mindfulness and emotional intelligence training for employee wellbeing and professional performance. Deep experience with a wide variety of audiences makes for powerful learning through keynote talks, targeted leadership development, team and individual contributor workshops and virtual practice sessions for distributed or remote employees.
Suzanne readily partners with groups and individual professionals seeking to use intentional breath intervention practices to help their clients. Coaches, therapists and educators appreciate the simple learning reinforcement possible with The People’s Pause ToolKit, and the “Are you Breathing” approach to improved self-awareness and self-regulation.