Pause for thought – a daily practice for lasting change and contentment
Why? How does pausing for thought daily lead to lasting change and contentment?
How long a pause? What’s the process?
What to think about and when?
Let’s start with
Why does pausing for thought daily lead to lasting change?
Creating any lasting personal change relies on embedding a new way of thinking, as that impacts how we feel and what we do or say which in turn has an impact on what happens and the results we get.
So to change and embed a new way of thinking, feeling or behaving, you generally need to
Uncover the automatic thinking and subsequent feeling and behaviour that you need to change.
Notice and interrupt it when it happens.
Choose to go with your new way of thinking, feeling and behaving, and
Build in review-repeat cycles to
Check how you’re doing with that,
Make any adjustments you need to make a