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Patience decreases negative emotions and conditions like anxiety and depression. It also increases empathy, generosity and compassion.
Patience as a personality trait can be cultivated and modified.
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Mere trying does not cut the cake of patience, and just like a marathon, one has to cultivate it with a plan, not expecting immediate positive outcomes.
One has to develop this skill with time and consistency, just like a muscle.
When faced with a bothersome situation, use the technique known as the cognitive reappraisal and reframe the unpleasantness of the circumstances with a larger sense of integrity and background, recalling how you may also have done the same in the past, or how this is helping you grow as ...
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