Being tolerant is a two-stage process. We need to learn to endure others’ behaviour; but we also need to learn to manage our own response.
For mental health, we need balance, between social and anti-social, busy-ness and restfulness, stimulation and peace.
I want to make a distinction between two ways of behaving. The first way is reactivity, which I will define as the ability to come
One kind of patience is the ability to remain steady in the face of what would otherwise be an unpeaceful reflex response. For example, when
Whether it is you or someone you know who gets angry, anger gets in the way of good relationships. Making those relationships work smoothly is