In this day and age most of us are used to instant results. Everything has to be done yesterday. Additionally, many of us lead such stressful lives that the slightest hindrance provokes annoyance and frustration. Since I am the product of my age, I too have struggled with impatience. The 4 minute wait for the next train or long queues at cinemas used to irritate me years ago.
But over time, I have learned to be a little more patient. Being patient allows me to maintain my clarity of mind. It also enables me to see into the heart of the matter, thus finding the best solution or rising above it. Thankfully, patience, like all things, is an art which anybody can learn. The following are some ways that I have used to become more patient: