Our lives and the world around us are in a constant state of imperfect flux.  

The ultimate question is not "how can I have it all" but rather

"What do I need to be happy and sustain happiness"?



We believe that sustained happiness and success is a result of honoring our Core Values.  Core values are those which are intrinsic to who we are and what is most important to us.  When we are living a life that aligns with our core values, we feel fulfilled, happy, at peace.  When we are living a life the is not aligned with our core values, we experience frustration, detachment, anger or sadness.



The Pregnant Pause uses Emotional Intelligence, Energy Leadership techniques and Core Energy Coaching to help clients identify, align and live lives honoring their Core Values.  During sessions, clients identify pain points, remove barriers and challenge limiting beliefs.  They are taught to navigate challenging situations, seize opportunities and sustain fulfilling relationships.  Through this process, clients create sustainable happiness.


“What really matters for success, character, happiness and life long achievements is a definite set of emotional skills – your EQ — not just purely cognitive abilities that are measured by conventional IQ tests.  In a study of skills that distinguish star performers in every field from entry-level jobs to executive positions, the single most important factor was not IQ, advanced degrees, or technical experience, it was EQ.  Of the competencies required for excellent in performance in the job studies, 67% were emotional competencies.” — Daniel Goleman


"Energy Leadership™ puts you in touch with the missing link between your ambitions and your ability to achieve them.  When we hear the term 'leadership,' we often think of CEOs, managers, elected officials, or other influential people. But becoming a leader doesn’t require a specific job title. In theory, we’re all leaders, every day, in every area of our lives.  Each of us has the power to identify and shift our own energies to better serve our clients, our loved ones, and anyone else we interact with—to lead—right from where we are."-Bruce Schneider



Created by Bruce D. Schneider, Ph.D., M.C.C., the Core Energy Coaching process helps bring out the potential in a client, be it a person, couple, family or corporation.  This process is done by emotionally connecting the client's inner purpose and passion to their outer goals and strategies to bring about extraordinary and sustainable results.

Core Energy Coaching Research Paper

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