Ryan Niemiec: I use The Mindful Pause at transitional moments between the end of my work-day and the beginning of family-time. On one occasion, my lower character strength of Teamwork spontaneously emerged so I decided to help my wife cook dinner (something she typically loves to do independently). This led to the discovery of a new interest area for me and added a fun relationship connection point for the two of us.
And, for me, Love is the character strength that emerges most frequently at the end of my pauses. I then immediately and consciously bring my full presence in a warm and interactive way with my young kids as they play. And, of course, I hug and kiss them repeatedly!