Getting Beyond the Blink Response

A Sunday Times piece suggests a moment of pause to get us beyond our initial reactions and on the path to deeper thinking. We ask: How about taking a moment to not think?

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A Sunday Times opinion piece suggests that we need to take a pause and think in order to get beyond the “blink response” that characterizes our social media use and our news media’s approach to covering topics that obviously deserve more space and more research.

You can read the Times piece here, but we have to ask: While taking a pause for thought allows us to get beyond initial reactions, how about taking a pause to NOT think?

For some of our articles on taking a mindful pause, click here.