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Pausing with Ariane de Bonvoisin

In this episode of The Pausecast...


Ariane and I discuss...

  • Ariane's journey - from Stanford to management consulting to extended pausing to author and TED resident/speaker and Tony Robbins Trainer and now children's author on spiritual life lessons

  • Why she wrote the children's book "Trilogy" of Giggles and Joy

  • The difference between a work pause and personal pause and why it matters to have both

  • How to teach a child to breathe

  • How kids can lead the way in pausing and mindfulness

  • Tips on best ways to be mindful with kids

  • Coming up with your non negotiable pause

Ariane de Bonvoisin

Ariane de Bonvoisin is a writer, speaker, and coach. She  is passionate about helping parents,teachers and care-givers of all kinds, raise happy, conscious, healthy and empowered kids!  Her books are a contribution to that intention.


She is a best selling author, a speaker and has previously worked in the varied fields of consulting, big media, Venture Capital and startups. She considers herself a global soul having lived all over the world.

She is the founder and CEO of The First 30 Days,  a website for helping people make changes in their lives; and Mindful365, a smart phone app, dedicated to helping people live consciously a day at a time.

She is also the host of Change Nation, a weekly podcast where she interviews change experts, authors, celebrities and everyday people about getting through change in their lives.

She recently moved from Cape Town to NYC, where she now lives with her husband and son, Everest.


Giggles and Joy Book Trilogy Set:

Ariane's Talks at Google: First 30 Days Talk

The Highest Pass - Documentary Film with Ariane

Rachael O'Meara


Rachael O’Meara is a transformation leadership and executive coach, assisting others to fulfill their potential. She works at Google and also hosts authors who have meaningful messages about mindfulness and emotional intelligence for the Talks at Google YouTube channel.

Please see Rachael's Press page for recent articles or Speaking page on where to find Rachael next.


She is certified in Transformational Coaching from the Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human Potential (ICF certified), and has an MBA from Fordham University.

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