patience

How to Motivate Your Child to Study after Vacation

It’s Monday – the first day back at school after vacation. While you’re preparing everything, your child isn’t so active. Their mind is still on vacation and they’re not very excited about the prospect of returning to their routine. Do…

Four Ways to Increase Willpower

There are times when a challenge seems to be bigger than it really is. That leads us to pessimistic thoughts and to give up even before actually facing the challenge. However, there are ways to increase willpower. Fear is natural…

Patience and Silence: Virtues of Wise People

Confucius said that someone who has no patience for life’s small problems will be paralyzed and unable to act when confronted with great difficulty. It’s a virtue that not everyone knows how to manage or cultivate. Silence another of the most important virtues,…