Monday, January 12, 2009

Patience, a cousin to acceptance or equanimity

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The Lost Art of Being Happy
Tony Wilkinson
( http://www.macmillanindia.com/)

Practise patience

Does the hourglass icon provoke anger in you at the slow speed of the machine? Or when a page takes longer to download, do you keep obsessively refreshing the screen? “Patience, the ability to wait without irritation, is a most useful skill and a first cousin to acceptance or equanimity,” says Tony Wilkinson in The Lost Art of Being Happy: Spirituality for sceptics.

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