patience

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…

Zero Contact: The Cure for Emotional Dependence

Emotional dependence ties you to your partner out of fear of being alone and not being able to find someone else. Because of this, it’s recommended to put a zero contact plan in place for these circumstances. Sometimes, this kind…

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,…