15 Minute Pause: A Radical Reboot for Busy People
by Michelle Burke, Lilamani de Silva
Pub Date 11 Jun 2018
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15 Minute Pause is an inspirational playbook that explores where you are now, where you want to be and how to get there. It's a call to action to dream big, increase your self-care, re-discover the joy-gems in your life, and reclaim time by stepping into your personal power through daily pauses.
The whitespace and activities provide an opportunity to:
Identify your top 10 innate gifts and learn how to celebrate them
Take the Life Energy Inventory and learn which 7 key life areas need recharging and what to do if you are depleted.
Find out how the sabotaging "Meddler" voice in our head wreaks havoc in your life and take control to engage the positive "Player" voice to live more joyfully.
Learn how to pause with over 100 ideas in 15 minutes or less.
Find more ways to "play"
Research shows that we are more stressed than ever and that positive thinkers are healthier, happier and more successful. The uplifting quotes, tips and i-Matter Equation guide readers to create small daily rituals that allow you to step off the stress-treadmill of life. 15 Minute Pause shows you how taking a daily pause helps you respond to life's challenges with more ease and maintain a more positive attitude along the way. It's your personal coach and cheerleader for living a more joy-filled, meaningful and energized life.
Drawing on nearly twenty years of Fortune 500 consulting, training and coaching experience, Michelle Burke, Author of The Valuable Office Professional, observed that today's 24/7 lifestyle has become increasingly hectic and stressful negatively impacting work/life balance. Michelle partnered with co-author, Lilamani de Silva, former AP for Discovery Channel to share their personal pausing stories, aha's, insights and step by step solutions for living with less stress and more joy.
Literary Award Winner 1st place in the Self-Help category -2018/2019 by Readers Views
"15 Minute Pause is a thoughtful, insightful guide that compels you to living a more joy-filled life in simple, easy steps. In a world where our "to do" lists are growing exponentially and our lives are filled with 24/7 opportunities and challenges, the messages conveyed in this book are more important now than ever. "
Judy Seidenstein, Chief Diversity Officer, Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion Duke University School of Medicine
Award-Winning Finalist in the Self-Help: Motivational category of the 2018 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest
Readers' Favorite Book Review By Jack Magnus - 5 stars
Michelle Burke and Lilamani de Silva's motivational self-help book, 15 Minute Pause: A Radical Reboot for Busy People, offers readers unlimited potential and opportunities for growth and joy, and it all starts with only 15 minutes a day. I was most impressed with the ideas presented in this workbook, and enjoyed working through the chapter-end Reflection sections. Each aspect of their work is clearly presented, and their suggestions make it easy for anyone to feel engaged and involved with making their lives more joyful and fulfilling. The authors' writing style is smooth and conversational, making it feel as though they are working directly with you, making 15 Minute Pause: A Radical Reboot for Busy People a highly recommended read.