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Mindful : February 2015
While thinking about disappointment, I decided to look up its definition and etymology on the Inter- net. Much to my surprise, one of the searches that Google suggested was “Disappointment Island.” Well, I had to click on that, didn’t I? It turns out Disappointment Island is one of the seven Auckland Islands off the coast of New Zealand, and it was the location of many shipwrecks. So many wrecks occurred in this area that the New Zealand government regula rly visited these islands and set up depots, stocked with food, cloth- The Perks of Disappointment ing, and tools for the use of castaways waiting to be rescued. It turns out that the disappointment of being shipwrecked, which I imagine would be con- siderable, was survivable if one had provisions. And therein, of course, lies the moral: If we have the provisions to deal with disappointment, it is workable. Indeed it is a universal huma n experience. So finding ways to work with our disappointment seems not just important but necessar y. → February 2015 mindful 71 mindful practices insight