‘I can’t help it’ can sometimes be, how shall we say it, a bit of a ‘cop out’. There is, perhaps, always some way in which we can act wisely.
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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