patience

It's a highlight in particular for those aged 25 - 34, with 72% of that group saying they regularly spend more to reduce their waiting. There's a lot that's driving that impatience: technology, busier lives, and our mental capacity seemingly more spread than ever.
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.
Many of us will have grown up knowing variations of the playground rhyme Patience is a virtue, virtue is a grace, and grace
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
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.