When we practice patience and stay determined as we work toward our goals, we work towards bypassing overwhelm (one definition of stress) or being discouraged. Our progress may be slower than we prefer, but consistency in our efforts is what will make the greatest difference to our eventual success. Maintaining a patient, determined mind-set will … More Patience, Perseverance & Persistence!
Patience, Tolerance (& Assertiveness!) for the Holidays Three personal characteristics to be especially aware of in our fast paced times: patience, tolerance, assertiveness- especially this Holiday season – and beyond! Frustration tipping point Do you need a patience tune-up? One common denominator among my anger management clients is impatience. Impatience is more prevalent these days as … More Balance & Power, Inc. Newsletter
Ages 18-34 are often stereotyped as “coddled” and “entitled” – and are stepping up to management positions in all areas of business, healthcare and non-profit. They join Gen X (ages 35 – 50) in replacing retiring BabyBoomers and stepping up the pace and technology. They also have been observed to respond to texts faster than … More Millennial Management!
I know that sometimes my family is annoyed with my tendency to do things immediately as they come up (even though as I’ve grown older I’ve developed more patience and perhaps procrastination:)). So, when I sat down and wrote out a huge list of To-Do’s that related to the four major projects I am working … More It’s Time to Take Action Now!
“Don’t worry about a thing, ‘Cause every little thing gonna be all right. -Bob Marley Growing up and beyond I became disillusioned with this statement, hearing it often from Mom. I heard “everything will be alright” when it wasn’t going that way at all and looked like no chance of improving. Later, as a young … More Everything will be alright…
Patience Patience means allowing things to unfold at their own speed rather than jumping in with your habitual response to either pain or pleasure. – Pema Chodron Ah…Patience! The opposite is feeling frustration-anger – being judgemental-reacting- ‘nuf said’ Do we gain gift the gift of being Patient as we get older? Meditation helps !