Even when we are in touch with our intentions and they are good, our compassionate actions can be unskillful. Mindfulness, discernment, balance and equanimity in the face of suffering are also important factors in increasing the likelihood that our helping will be truly helpful.
Mindful self-forgiveness opens us to the truth of our situation, making it possible to learn from our mistakes and prevent them from reoccurring.
Meet Tatiana Padrón Perich, a community teacher for Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness (MAM) and Certified Systemic Ontological Coach. Tatiana is a person with many skills and talents. In her country of birth, Venezuela, she was a successful theater, television and cinema actor, assistant professor, Public Relations professional, and political activist. Tatiana is a graduate of … Continue reading Meet the Teacher: Tatiana Padrón Perich
The practice of mindfulness can help us harness the power of persistence to develop more constructive ways of being in the world. We're better able to let go of unhelpful habits and respond to setbacks with resilience.
Meet Angela Caruso-Yahne, community teacher for the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness, Learn to Pause instructor for the PauseFirst for First Responders Project, retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant, Training Officer at the Overland Park Fire Department, and an ordained chaplain through the Upaya Zen Center. Here is what she had to say about her mindfulness … Continue reading Meet the Teacher: Angela Caruso-Yahne