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A Quick Pause

A Quick Pause

By Jonas Haefele
Welcome to a quick pause. A weekly podcast offering a moment of reflection, a chance to care for ourselves and to show up for each other.
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Gratitude
In this virtuous mini-season, we're exploring how we can grow together in an environment that drives us apart. This week: The virtue of gratitude. Wrap up 2020 with a grateful look back and set an intention for the new year. Credits and full transcript at https://slow.works/gratitude
16:36
December 31, 2020
Humble Pride
In this virtuous mini-season, we're exploring how we can grow together in an environment that drives us apart. This week: The virtue of humble pride. Credits and full transcript at https://slow.works/humble-pride
08:09
December 20, 2020
Let go of Obsession
In this virtuous mini-season, we're exploring how we can grow together in an environment that drives us apart.  This week: The virtue of letting go of obsessive thoughts. Credits and full transcript at https://aquickpause.com/obsession
04:58
December 10, 2020
Shared Truth
In this virtuous mini-season, we're exploring how we can grow together in an environment that drives us apart.  This week: The virtue of shared truth. Credits and full transcript at https://aquickpause.com/shared-truth
06:31
December 3, 2020
I don't care
This week we're exploring why we often really do care when we say "I don't care". And what we can try instead. --- Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele Radar ringtone by Apple. Music is Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
04:49
August 26, 2020
In the Room
This week I'm asking you to observe who's in the room with you and make some conscious decisions about who you let in and when. --- Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele Radar ringtone by Apple. Music is Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
04:52
August 19, 2020
Consuming
You are what you consume. No, you're more than that.  Unless you let it consume you. --- Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele Music is Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
05:00
August 12, 2020
Clutter
Declutter your home, declutter your mind. One helps the other. So whether or not you already had a Maria Kondo moment this year and organized your home, this week I invite you to spring clean your mind. --- Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele Music is Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
05:21
August 5, 2020
Comfortable
There's something over there, calling you. Just beyond the edge of what you can see from your comfortable seat. --- Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele Music is Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
04:02
July 29, 2020
Sharing is Caring
What happens when we share without intention? --- Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele Music is Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
03:13
July 22, 2020
#selfcare
What becomes of self-care when we share it with the world? What if no one likes my #self-care post? Can you be just with your self? --- Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele Music is Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
02:49
July 15, 2020
Let's "meditate"
This week we meditate. And we cook, and walk and do all sorts of things. Can you single-task? --- Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele I've learned from many teachers and nothing I know about meditation is my original thought. Nothing about this episode is supposed to make light of a dedicated meditation practice, rather I'm offering another way into the practice.  Outro Music is Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
06:07
July 8, 2020
Not Perfect
This week we explore the idea of perfection and how dangerous it can be. Content Warning: The poem in the intro uses hyperbolic rhetoric figures and irony. They do not reflect the author's beliefs. --- So, who sets the standard for perfection?  What gives them the power to set that standard? And why should we strive for perfection in the first place? What gets lost when we achieve it? What if we embraced being imperfect? Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works Music used: Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos
02:44
July 1, 2020
Quick To Do
I stand with you. Not just today,  But for a lifetime. Let's not be  quick to judge  but quick to love.  As we all learn how to be human once again. ---  Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele Hear the wonderful Tabitha Brown talk about the things you're quick to do. Outro Music is Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
03:23
June 24, 2020
Pilot - Rest & Action
Rest, the elusive potion that inspires and recharges. Rest can't be summoned or induced, but only accepted and gently welcomed. Rest. Allow your intuition to make sense of what your mind can't. Action, the simple gesture that takes ideas and manifests them in the flesh. Action allows us to mess up, to learn and grow. Action. Engage with the collective to go further than your thoughts can ever take you. Without rest, we don't have the energy to action, and without action, we lack the release to find rest. Full Transcript Welcome to a quick pause. A weekly podcast offering a moment of reflection, a chance to care for ourselves and to show up for each other.  Each week I'll offer you an inspiration and a practice to try. For the next week, your practice is to notice when you lose the balance between rest and action. Check-in with yourself during the day, or notice when you feel anxious, tired, or overwhelmed. Which mode are you in? Endless action? Or excessive rest? Commit to doing the opposite for a few minutes. Dance to your favorite song if you need a bit more action, or maybe close your eyes and take a few deep breaths if you need to rest. That's it. If you want to dive deeper, take out your notebook, and write down whatever comes to mind when you listen to the poem at the start. Thank you for coming on this journey with me.  Now, go on and notice that balance between rest and action. Until next week, I'm Jonas Haefele and this was a Quick Pause. Credits Words and Sounds by Jonas Haefele A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works Music used: Monday Meditation by Wayne Kinos
01:59
June 15, 2020
The Manifesto For A Quick Pause
Welcome to a Quick Pause. A weekly podcast offering a moment of reflection, a chance to care for ourselves, and to show up for each other.  A quick pause is an invitation to slow down. A quick pause is a mindfulness practice. A quick pause is a safe space to tune in and listen. A quick pause recognizes that many small steps lead to big changes. A quick pause reminds us that we don't live in isolation, and can only thrive in community. A quick pause is an inquiry into our blind spots. A quick pause is a work in progress.  Each week I'll offer you an inspiration and a practice to try. Episodes are under 5 minutes and drop every Wednesday. I am Jonas Haefele and this the manifesto for a Quick Pause. A Quick Pause is a production by slow.works
01:00
June 14, 2020