Acting After Illness #12 Patience

David King | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
David King

Anthony Hopkins is rumoured to read his script at least 200 times. This is one way of learning your lines, but, moreover, this action will reveal the hidden surprises in the text. The what is really being said, the emotional feel of the lines, that he didn't "see" on the first reading.

Patience Is A Virtue, But It Won't Save The NHS

Kimberley Burbidge | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK
Kimberley Burbidge

Many of us will have grown up knowing variations of the playground rhyme Patience is a virtue, virtue is a grace, and grace is a little girl who would...

Master the Waiting Game

Kamontip Evans | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Waiting sometimes seems to take forever. And what do we do while waiting for someone or something to happen? Eat, drink, talk, listen to music, watch tv, bite the nails, send messages, get annoyed, pick an argument with someone, stare aimlessly at whatever is in sight - anything to relieve the boredom and frustration.

Why Technology Is Damaging Our Relationships

Alex Gatenby | Posted 18.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Gatenby

Don't get me wrong, I don't condemn technology and I appreciate the incredible things it has enabled us to achieve - nor do I claim to be a psychologist of any sort. I've simply been struck by how much our relationships are dictated by the devices that remain glued to our hands.

Have a Little Patience

Katie Leach | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Leach

Anyone who knows me well knows that patience is not one of my strongest qualities. From since I can remember I was told "more haste, less speed" on a daily basis at school and I've always wanted things to happen faster.

A Journey Through Patience

Fleur Missaghian | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Fleur Missaghian

Because of his particular journey with MS (the experiences can be very different) Ramin has been slowed down by an illness that took away his independence for a long time. Relapse-free, he is now in the slow but steady fight to recover and he gets frustrated with himself, with me and his body, his mind.

"Thank You for Your Understanding" Grrrrr

John C. Parkin | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John C. Parkin

I'm increasingly being thanked for things I haven't given: "Thank you for your patience" whilst waiting for late trains, when I was anything but patient.

Mandela's Magic Was His Practice

David Mochel | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK
David Mochel

What did Mandela practice? Among other things, it seems to me that he practiced courage, patience, forgiveness, and compassion. However, even these are still concepts. What exactly did he do?

When The Time Is Right

Amy Anka | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Amy Anka

There's a plum tree in my front garden. Right next to my letterbox. I went to check the mailbox yesterday morning as I'm waiting on some books to arri...

Here's A Quick and Easy Tool to De-Stress Any Time!

Liberty Forrest | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

I'm sure you know what it is to feel stressed. Rushing here and there, having too much work, not enough sleep, too many responsibilities, no time to just chill and enjoy life. Seems all of us are in that same boat, right? Wrong.

Haj - A Journey towards Unity

Sajda Khan | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK
Sajda Khan

It's that time of the year again when Muslims from all over the world heading off to Makkah for Haj -- the annual pilgrimage. I went last year and I, to date, reminisce about the ineffable moments of this momentous journey.

10 Empowering Things I Have Learned Since Having a Baby

Alice Grist | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

Before you have a baby everyone has a story to share or a warning to give. You take it all in, some of it you disregard convinced it will be different for you. Other stuff, no one tells you, and perhaps it's best that way.

Keeping on Track With Those "New Year" Resolutions - 6 Ways to Build a Healthy Resolve

Tony Lobl | Posted 03.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Whether it is something in our characters or something about our health that needs improving, we don't have to pay homage to the status quo. We are equipped with the resolve we need to ring in the changes.