Reflection: How comfortable are you with waiting? I’d say as a society it’s not one of our strengths.
From the small things – like waiting for our coffee, waiting for software to reboot, or waiting our turn in line. To the big deals – like waiting for test results, waiting for the perfect job or partner, or waiting to figure out life’s purpose. We want the result and we want it now.
We don’t like sitting in confusion. And we stress ourselves out when we’re stuck in uncertainty – when progress seems slight.
However, we can experience less angst and stress when we find ways to become more comfortable with waiting, and when we allow whatever process needs to unfold the luxury of time to do just that.
Action: How then to wait with greater grace and ease? (more…)