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.
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
If anyone wants to become a person capable of great steadiness and peacefulness in a crisis, then here is a summary of the main efforts
Patience has a long-term dimension to it. As well as needing patience in the moment, and patience over the course of a day, we need
We all have moods. If we didn’t, we wouldn’t be human. It is an occupational hazard of having a body, that it is prone to
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