In this episode, I’ll be chatting about how patience is a muscle, and will expand with training.
For a long time, I was of the belief that I was a very impatient person. That it was in my genes, and that there was nothing I could do about it. I would always be this way, no matter what.
But practising yoga and meditation proved me wrong. I learnt how to go slowly, but surely, and soon I found myself become more and more patient.
I realized that it is like any other skill, we aren’t born with it. We can all work to develop more patience, and life a happier life!
Recently, my mother and I travelled together (who is my best and worst critic) and she commented on how much I had changed, specifically how much more patient I was. Wow! That was a life-changing comment from her. Normally, she would complain about how impatient I am.
All of a sudden, I realized all of the work I had been doing on myself was actually working. (more…)