Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Pause moments

Life can be frantic, but when you listen to an afternoon rain and simply listen, you experience a pause. We need more of these moments.

Photo by Gabriele Diwald on Unsplash

Photo by Gabriele Diwald on Unsplash

Pause moments are opportunities to daydreaming and mind wondering. When you work, it is important to focus, but if you’re focused all the time, creativity won’t find the space and time in your life to flow. And some of our brightest ideas come from a creative flow.

Take the time to pause. Even if you’re doing nothing, your mind keeps thinking. Wondering. Working on unseen patterns. Joining pieces in unforeseeable ways. But most of all, enjoy the pause. Right now, I’m listening to the rain…

About Miguel Panao

I am a Professor at the University of Coimbra in Mechanical Engineering. I am also author of books in the fields of environmental ethics and Science and Religion. From the several research projects, this site is personal and dedicated to the search for the best approaches, tools, techniques to improve scientific productivity.

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