ten81 patience theme 2019

“Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.” - Eknath Easwaran

At this time of the year, people seem to become more impatient. Here are some helpful tips on how to practice becoming more patient:

• Don’t react, rather distract. Focus on something other than the brewing frustration.

• Reconnect with what put you in the situation. It is easier to deal with discomfort when you know it is for a good reason.

• Shift your perspectives. Find something good or interesting in the situation.

• Focus on what you can control.

• Learn to breathe deeply and slowly.

• Practice by making yourself wait.

• Practice gratitude.

• Find a 'slow' hobby (eg knitting, gardening, walking).

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