Pausefully: Exploring Mindfulness, Meaning & Purpose

It takes a mindful pause to reboot ourselves, That is, to shift from ‘mindless’ autopilot to proactive engagement with life. The ‘Pausefully’ podcast explores creative approaches to being thoughtful, mindful and emotionally attuned.



      Rob Foxcroft

      This conversation is available as a video, as well as audio only. Audio only: Dr. Evelyn Fendler-Lee is an organizational psychologist, certified as a person-centered counselor as well as a Focusing trainer.


       2018-08-31  n/a

      Evelyn Fendler-Lee on intuitive thinking & the creative process

      In this conversation, we explore a creative thinking process known as Thinking At the Edge (TAE). However, there is no need to actually know this process, or to know Focusing, in order to follow the conversation.


       2018-07-01  43m

      Pat Ogden: How body posture and movement can influence well-being

      In this conversation, Pat Ogden talks about how we can use our own movement and body to enhance our psychological health. This conversation is available as a video, as well as audio only. Audio only: Pat Ogden, PhD,


       2018-05-01  38m

      What is your experience of mindfulness?

      One way to describe the Active Pause project is to say it’s about the variety of mindfulness experiences. Not just in the sense of describing different experiences, different ways of practicing mindfulness or different understandings of mindfulness.


       2018-04-08  17m

      Abhijit Naskar: A different take on meditation

      We all agree that meditation is very important, but it need not be  done in what is traditionally considered meditation. In this conversation, we talk about finding ways we can develop our ability to be in a mindful state of flow.


       2018-03-13  30m

      Being human, today, moment by moment

      In this brief conversation with Monica Gomez Galaz, we touch upon what it’s like to be human, in a down-to-earth way, moment by moment, as we are in touch with our vulnerabilities. Audio only: Monica is a Focusing coordinator in Mexico City.


       2018-01-24  2m

      Rae Johnson about sexual harassment as abuse of power

      This conversation with Rae Johnson was inspired by the recent spate of accusations of sexual harassment. We talk about it as not about sex and gender, but about power. The conversation is also available as a  printable PDF transcript. Rae Johnson,


       2017-12-20  45m

      Conversation with Stephen Batchelor about his journey & Buddhism

      This conversation is available as a video, as well as audio only (below video). Audio only: Stephen Batchelor is a writer, translator, teacher and artist. Born in 1953, he was ordained as a Buddhist monk at the age of twenty and spent ten years trainin...


       2017-11-16  40m

      Sarah Peyton talks about transforming the way we relate to ourselves

      In this conversation, Sarah Peyton shares practical advice on how we can improve the way we relate to ourselves, grounded in an understanding of the underlying brain functions. This conversation is available as a video,


       2017-10-22  34m

      The human condition: Being human, just human

      Transcript of the above recording: So, just human… Just human… So, for me that is in contrast to those times when we talk about something transcendent, something like religious ideas, ideologies, and something out there that gives meaning… Whereas — ju...


       2017-09-19  4m