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Impatience

Listening Habits: What Drives You Crazy?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 07.17.2014 | Women
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Here are the top 30 things that make me crazy when I'm trying to talk to people. I'll bet most of them drive you crazy, too.

Anticipation: The Psychology of Waiting in Line

Wray Herbert | Posted 07.15.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

We all spend a lot of time waiting in lines -- way more than we'd like. But what if we're waiting for something new and exciting? Doesn't waiting for new purchases become a positive experience, where we actually savor the anticipation so much that it trumps our impatience? Well, yes and no.

The Hidden Joy Of Waiting In Line

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Americans spend an estimated 37 billion hours waiting in line each year, much to our individual and collective distaste. Few things inspire as much un...

Patience In The Age Of Distraction

Pacific Standard | CASEY N. CEP | Posted 04.01.2014 | World

The meaning of patience has changed over time, but that hasn’t made it any easier to practice. There is a bar of marzipan across the table from m...

Some Things I Never Thought I'd Say

Marion Winik | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty
Marion Winik

I left the message in the "Drafts" folder and within a day or two, found I felt absolutely no need to reply to the email. All that steam had evaporated; I didn't care.

Turn Impatience Into Action

meQuilibrium | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

You're a work in progress. Self-forgiveness helps you cultivate compassion, kindness and peace. Better still, as you let frustration and resentment go, you'll find the patience and the drive you need to move ever closer to your goals.

Patience Is Painful

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

If I'm truly present, then I'm experiencing the bliss of the moment. There isn't any anywhere to go but this very moment. There's nothing to wait for. It's in this moment that I can take action steps toward my goal, and if I'm present in this moment, each action step can be filled with joy and peace.

How To Break Your Anger Habit

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

When you can shift into a cognitive mode, and become aware of what's happening to you and questioning the source, as opposed to getting caught up in an anger-fueled rage, you're far more likely to calm that emotion, and less likely to make a decision you'll regret.

The Big Night: 5 Ways to Cultivate Patience

Rob White | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

Remember that many of life's miracles often do not happen quickly; they require patience. Illnesses and wounds heal best with patience. Life often reveals its mysteries with patience. Difficult problems sometimes solve themselves with patience. We grow into healthy, functioning adults with patience.

Recovering From 'Hurry Sickness': A Case For Slowing Down

M.J. Ryan | Posted 07.19.2013 | Healthy Living
M.J. Ryan

We don't have to be victims of hurry sickness. We do have all the time we need -- and from this patient mind zone, we can reclaim our time, our priorities and our ability to respond well to life and all its demands. With patience, we're in the driver's seat of our own lives.

4 Things That Are Totally Worth The Wait

Posted 05.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sam Ferrigno for HooplaHa.com. Happiness comes to those who wait. These four things are worth delaying that sought-after crave for instant grati...

Enough. Stop Interrupting Me!

Connie Dieken | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business
Connie Dieken

We're living in an impatient, impulsive, instant gratification world. Interrupting, interjecting and talking over others has become the new norm. Seems everybody wants to get a word in edgewise.

VIDEO: 3 Tips For Overcoming Impatience

Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living

We all experience that cumbersome feeling of impatience. Patience is not necessarily remaining calm during frustrating moments, but rather taking ...

Myopic Misery: The Financial Cost of Sadness

Wray Herbert | Posted 07.10.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

Apparently, sadness has the effect of bringing to mind "take the money and run" rationalizations, rapidly and elaborately, which can lead to lousy judgments and real financial losses.

4 Ways to Have a Better Day -- Now

Amy Spencer | Posted 04.08.2012 | Women
Amy Spencer

I'm embarrassed to admit how much I recently misjudged a situation.

holiday mindfulness

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

Things are hard all over these days, and the holiday season can magnify our difficulties. Traditionally this was our harvest time, a time to sit down with the community and feast on what we had collectively grown.

Impatience and Being Undeserving

Misha Lyuve | Posted 01.14.2012 | New York
Misha Lyuve

From ART BEAUTY LIFE blog I've been wondering whether impatience is my inborn trait or I acquired it through the years of living in big cities. In...

Patience Is The Key To Happiness (And How To Cultivate It)

Allan Lokos | Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Allan Lokos

It is essential that we learn to be patient with ourselves if we are to be happy, if we are to be trusted, if we are to be a welcome friend to others.

Zero Tolerance: Older Parents Refusing To Raise Spoiled Brats

Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.30.2011 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I know that you are never too old to love a child and I know that I love my kids more than I want my next breath. But I also know that I just have no patience for bratty kids so I didn't let mine become them.

Balanced Life -- 8 Reasons Why Waiting in Line Drives Us Crazy.

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Every Wednesday is Tip Day, or List Day, or Quiz Day. This Wednesday: 8 reasons why waiting in line drives us crazy. I'm a very impatient person...

Speed Kills: The Ticking Time Bomb Of Urgency

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

If you could change one thing in 2011 that could make your life massively better, opting out of chronic hurry-worry would be hard to top.

Are Artists Bored by Their Work?

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

I have been writing about looking slowly, taking time to let the visual world seep into your thoughts. It took me three years, on and off, to learn to...

How Long Does it Take To Look at a Painting?

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

My subject in these posts is how we look at the world. In future columns, I will be writing about all sorts of things, from hieroglyphs to ice halos, ...

Patience Yields Many Good Things: Week 6 of "Mental Muscle" Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

I have been mistaking patience for an acceptance, way ahead of time, that people will inevitably disappoint me. That is why it never mattered what people did. I'd already prepared to be let down.

Patience

Ariane de Bonvoisin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ariane de Bonvoisin

Today, ask yourself if the best thing to do with what you've been struggling with is simply to wait.