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Some Things I Never Thought I'd Say

Marion Winik | Posted 03.27.2014 | 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.

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.

The Waiting Game: How to Win Your Sanity and Time Back

Leah Yomtovian Roush | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Leah Yomtovian Roush

Maybe as a child I wasn't quite as patient as I remember. And perhaps I've grown accustom, thanks to advances in technology, to getting things at the exact moment when I want or need them.

Waiting With Ellie

Jessica Braun | Posted 02.22.2014 | Women
Jessica Braun

Ellie has spent most of her life waiting patiently. But this time, she is the one who will go first. And while she waits, we will wait with her.

Countdown to Christmas

Melinda Wentzel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Parents
Melinda Wentzel

My children loathe the process of waiting even still -- especially during this celebrated month of December, on the veritable cusp of Christmas.

What Will Be Left When You Are Older?

Lisa Farnham and Ashley Taylor | Posted 06.18.2013 | Parents
Lisa Farnham and Ashley Taylor

If by age 9, my daughter already has a Kindle Fire, access to an iPad and has been to New York City twice and on and on, what is left for her to experience when she is older? Am I somehow setting her up for crushing disappointment?

Reduce Behavior Problems: Teach Students to Wait

Jessica Minahan | Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents
Jessica Minahan

Some students aren't able to wait. If we don't recognize "waiting" as an underdeveloped skill in these students, we miss the opportunity to support them while they wait, prevent behavior incidents and, most important, set them up for success in school.

6 Tips For Dealing With Life's Layovers

Daniel Scott | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Daniel Scott

Don't let extra pages, exotic stamps, or a collection of colorful visas mislead you. A good traveler is not defined by the size of their passport, but how they use it.

When a Loved One Is Critically Ill: How to Survive the Waiting Room

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

I believe the "vigil" saps families not only of their energy, but also their ability to make intelligent decisions. I've put together some tips drawn directly from how my son and I chose to cope with our three-week ICU waiting room experience. They may work for you.

The Remarkable Discovery I Made In An Old Trunk Of Letters

Karen Dukess | Posted 10.08.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dukess

I have an old trunk full of letters written to me when I was at camp and at college and living abroad. I have letters written on onion-skin paper and on pages ripped from college notebooks. I have love letters from old boyfriends and letters from friends I never thought I'd lose touch with.

The Doctor Won't See You Now

Jena Kingsley | Posted 06.02.2012 | Comedy
Jena Kingsley

The cable company calls it a "window" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., which most people have a problem with. But the truth is, they are honest. Why don't doctor's offices start calling it a window.

The Value of Delayed Gratification

Beth Kobliner | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

So, how can you raise one of these marshmallow-waiting, money-saving, super-savvy kids? There are lots of tips on waiting and saving in Money as You Grow, a project I am working on as a member of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability.

How Young Is Too Young To Teach Kids About Money?

Beth Kobliner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

Moms have been asking me this age-old question for years. The short answer: start when your child is old enough to say, "Gimme!"

Does Waiting in Line Drive You Crazy? 8 Reasons Why

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 02.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I'm an impatient person, and standing in a slow-moving line is one of those very small, maddening aspects of life that drives me crazy. As often happens, however, when I learned more about the experience, it became more interesting to me.

Freedom Through Commitment

Richard Gaudreau | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home
Richard Gaudreau

When you can wait, And do anything you want, When you can wait, And not do anything, Everyday. Then the days are thin and burdens...

Advent: What's In The Box?

Christian Piatt | Posted 02.13.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

Never mind it's based entirely on fantasy. But the pleasure of anticipation must outweigh the disappointment of reality, or else we wouldn't keep doing it, right?

How Does 'Waiting' Keep Us From Living?

Kari Henley | Posted 01.26.2012 | Politics
Kari Henley

Last week Americans were waiting for the super committee to figure out our budget woes, and save us with a plan. No luck. They didn't bother to even m...

For Men Who Have Everything, Including a Broken Heart -- Thoughts on Surviving Separation #4 Love Thyself

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Steven Crandell

Thoughts on Surviving Separation #9 from Steven Crandell on Vimeo. Hurt and loss. Sadness and stinging regret. Loneliness and guilt. The feelings of ...

For Men Who Have Everything, Including a Broken Heart -- Thoughts on Surviving Separation #3 Beware Precipitous Action

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Steven Crandell

Welcome back to a Huffpost original: a series in words and videos about surviving separation. It will arrive in 12 segments over the coming weeks.

For Men Who Have Everything, Including a Broken Heart -- Thoughts on Surviving Separation 2: "Grieving is Healing"

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Steven Crandell

Welcome back to a Huffpost original: a series in words and videos about surviving separation. It will arrive in 12 segments over the coming weeks. If ...

Waiting for Rights Never Works

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Waymon Hudson

The LGBT community has been blamed, cajoled, insulted, courted, and ignored depending on whether our votes and dollars are needed, yet when it comes time for real leadership on issues that matter to basic, day-to-day rights, we are told to wait.

HuffPost Review: Buried

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Is a movie like Buried an actor's greatest dream -- or his worst nightmare? On the one hand, the camera is on you for the whole film. On the other hand, you spend the entire movie confined to a space the size of a coffin.

Death Row "Waiting" Advert Brings Life to UK Organ Donor Crisis

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

For or against, the advert has achieved its intended purpose and raised the profile of both the issue of organ donation and those in greatest need.

Musings of the Technologically Challenged

Leeat Granek, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leeat Granek, PhD

Most of all, I am nostalgic for the time where common sense and humanity took precedence over technology. Where we shaped our equipment to suit our needs instead of our equipment shaping us.