I recently flew from New York to Miami to visit my sister, brother-in-law and 3 amazing nephews (all under the age of 5!). It was remarkable to see my sister care for each child’s every need as though her own needs and desires hardly existed. Perhaps that’s why on my return flight to New York I was more aware of this FAA safety regulation. At first it sounded strange…”When traveling with children, if emergency oxygen masks deploy, put your mask on first.” Isn’t it always a parent’s job to put their child’s safety first? […]
Contentment must be both an attitude that we bring to our activities and one that is a result of our actions. If we enter into activities allowing our iceberg beliefs to lead the way, than our experiences will inevitably be tainted and perhaps doomed. If we take habitual action to remove our iceberg beliefs, then we are no longer weighed down by the accumulation of past thoughts and actions but freed to find joy and peace in time and space as we are actually experiencing it.
AllMindfulnessPathway 1 "Pleasure"Positive FeelingsSavoring / In-the-Moment_1 Positive Experiences
In his research on savoring, Fred Bryant calls out Freud and Skinner’s assumptions that people naturally experience pleasure in response to positive events. To some of us it might seem…
Miriam Ufberg, MAPP ’06, lives in New York City where she manages a yoga studio, which is part of the first national family of studios. She is a registered yoga instructor…