COVID-19 – Practicing Patience
Patience Can Be Difficult
Practicing patience is tough under normal circumstances, but with COVID and all of its uncertainty, it is perhaps even tougher! We are all anxious to get back to our lives, but without patience, we act rashly and without foresight. In a crisis, quick decisions are important. But quick action must not lose sight of the long run.
Here are 7 strategies to build your patience muscles:
- Pause and Breathe
- Stop Resisting
- Acknowledge the Effects of Impatience
- Look for the Silver Lining or Lesson
- Use the Extra Time Wisely
- Try a Mini Meditation
- Befriend the Situation
To learn more about these 7 ways, read Mindful Minutes, 7 Strategies to Build Your Patience Muscles
We’re a few months into the COVID-19 pandemic and are still learning how to adjust to the new “norms” of daily life. With an increase in people feeling isolated and lonely due to the necessary demands of self-isolation and physical distancing, it is important to address different tactics and tips to take care of ourselves physically and mentally. Attached is a communication highlighting strategies on how to cope with fatigue, isolation and loneliness.
Below, some of our littlest team members illustrate how tough having patience can be!