Patient: How do we practice patience in a pandemic?

Patience is apparently a virtue but that’s something I’ve never been gifted with. And for the past year, in the social-distance and isolation, everyone’s ability to get things done quickly seems to have taken a second seat. Not to mention all the parents out there doing an incredible job juggling work and home life.

So how do we manage patience at a time of a pandemic?

Here are some of the resources from the show:

Allan Lokos speaks on his YouTube channel:

Dr Judith Orloff on PBS in 2009:

Qaas Shoukat hosting a TED Talk in 2016:

Books looked at this week:

Allan Lokos: Patience: the Art of Peaceful Living

Dr Judith Orloff: Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself from Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life

PS. I do not receive commission for reviewing books and talks.

Published by suswatibasu

Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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