Pause is a word which rejuvenate our life. I believe that pauses in our lives can actually make us or remake us.
Speak up with someone with a constant pace without inhaling or simply try to speak as quickly as possible like you want to finish hundreds of words under a minute. Trust me, after thirty seconds you will start fumbling. Your words will mix up and will become un-differentiable. As time finishes, you will find your tongue messed up and you would be craving for oxygen like a man imploring god for life on his dead bed.
“The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.”
- Mark Twain
Once you are done, you take a deep breath. You take a pause.
We need Pause everywhere. We need pause while we hit the gym to relax our muscles a bit. We need a pause when we sprint (or jog). We need a pause while we are in the movie theater. Even we need a pause when we are playing outdoor games. List is endless.
It gives a positive break to us. It soothes our heart and mind. If we do things without stopping, it becomes dormant and sluggish.
Do we need pauses in our life too?
You guessed right.
Yes! We do need.
Life becomes boring without a break. It drains our energy after some point. We work throughout a week and then we relax in weekends with our family and friends. We take few days break in a quarter. We give ourselves a breathing experience which not only strengthens the relationship but also rejuvenate us.
I call it Rejuvenating Pauses. A pause with positive energy work wonders for us and for our lives. It relaxes our mind and give space to think productively, enhances your creativity and freshen up your mind for better revolutionary ideas. Let me give you an example. You are involved in a fight with your spouse. (I am against the fights with spouses as they are to be loved and respected.) Constant negativity is coming from both the sides. If you keep on arguing it will surely going to be intolerable and will leave you in oppressive situation.
Result – Rift in your Relation.
Take a pause. Take yourself away from the fight and let your mind relax. Take a deep breath. Spend some time alone. I prefer listening refreshing music. This pause helps you to think and calm you down. Go back to your partner, be silent and see the result. Trust me you will be amazed. You and your partner will become closer physically and emotionally.
Take pauses in your work cycle, in your relationships, day-to-day life, even while having conversations with colleagues or friends. Without these pauses life becomes stagnant like a standing water in a pond.
Rejuvenate yourself, your life.
Keep Smiling… :-)