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Now, more than ever, people are seeking a reprieve from the constant pressure to achieve, produce, and consume. While many turn to mindfulness and meditation, organizational change expert Marilyn Paul, Ph.D. offers a complementary solution that is as radical as it is ancient. In her new book An Oasis in Time, Paul focuses on the profound benefits of taking a day off each week for deep rest and nourishing renewal.

Drawing on Sabbath history, contemporary research, and her own personal experience, Paul shows you how to design your weekly time off, carve out the time from your busy schedule, and most importantly, change your mindset so you can have the pleasure of regularly slowing down every week. From spending meaningful time in nature to creating a special, calming environment, Paul provides you with practical strategies for stepping off the treadmill whatever your religious beliefs. An Oasis in Time is a must-read for anyone looking to live a calmer, richer, more fulfilling life.

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Marilyn Paul

Marilyn Paul, Ph. D. is an organization and management consultant skilled in facilitation, organizational diagnosis, systems thinking, and leadership development. The purpose of her consulting is to help people improve their abilities to work together to accomplish meaningful results. Among her strengths is the ability to facilitate a new perspective and original solutions to persistent problems. She has a special ability in combining a focus on results with attention to individual growth and team development. She is dedicated to improving the well-being and effectiveness of people working in a wide range of organizations. Over the past twenty-five years, Dr. Paul has worked with people on many different organizational levels from executive teams to the shop floor in manufacturing settings. She works with corporate clients, non-profit organizations, and in government and health care. She works with clients to understand their current realities, develop a clearer shared vision, implement strategy, improve their skills in communication, peer coaching and time management. Her clients have included The Kennedy School of Government, The New York Times, Jobs For the Future and the University of Vermont Snelling Institute for Leadership, Pfizer, the World Bank and Harvard Hillel. She has been a consultant with Innovation Associates, Arthur D. Little, and DIA-logos an organizational learning consulting firm. from

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