All of us need to pause throughout the day...here are a few of our favorite balance break resources.

Apps

  • Insight Timer

  • Calm

  • Breathe

  • Yoga Quote

  • Gratitude 365

  • Down Dog

  • Simple Habit

  • Chill

  • Live Happy Now

  • Be Funky

  • Zen

We have apps set to send us

pasture-pause reminders

throughout the day...

it helps us with balancing

farm-work & everyday living...

Ted Talks

Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable.

-mary oliver

Websites

If we want there to be peace in the world, we have to be brave enough to soften what is rigid in our hearts, to find the soft spot and stay with it.  We have to have that kind of courage and take that kind of responsibility.  That's the true practice of peace.

Pema Chodron

Books

  • Be Free Where You Are & The Miracle of Mindfulness & How to Love + so many more insightful books by Thich Nhat Hanh

  • The Path of the Yoga Sutras by N. Bachman

  • How to Train a Wild Elephant & Other Adventures in Mindfulness by J.C.Bays

  • Mindfulness as Medicine by Sister Dang Nghiem

  • Enabling Positive Change: Coaching Conversations in OT by W. Pentland

  • The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by C. & D. Heath

  • Encouraging the Heart:  A Leader's Guide to Rewarding & Recognizing Others by Kouzes & Posner...also look at The Encouraging the Heart Workbook

  • Find Your Happy Daily Mantras by S. Kaiser

  • Be by Kobi Yamada

  • Unflappable: 6 Steps to Staying Happy, Centered, and Peaceful No Matter What by R.E.Michaels

  • How to Meditate:  A Practical Guide to Making Friends with your Mind  by Pema Chodron

  • Loving-Kindness:  The Revolutionary Art of Happiness & Real Happiness:  The Power of Meditation by Sharon Salzberg

  • Braving the Wilderness by Brene' Brown

  • The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

  • A Year of Living Mindfully by R. Fields

  • The Untethered Soul:  The Journey beyond Yourself by M. Singer

  • The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking

  • Ordinary People as Monks & Mystics by Marsha Sinetar

  • Theme Weaver by M.B. Marchildon

  • The Power of Attention and Soul Centered by Sarah McLean

  • Brave Enough by Cheryl Strayed

  • if the Budda got stuck by Charlotte Kasl

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