It takes time for apple blossoms (see photo) to turn into apples. And it takes time for puppies to grow into dogs. But it seems like everything else in life is fair game when it comes to trying to hurry it up.
Are you impatient with life?
Do you expect to get instant results in your relationships? If so, you are needlessly, and probably heedlessly, producing a lot of stress, not only for yourself but those around you.
A big part of relationships is learning give-and-take. When your own agenda and the results you are determined to get take over your thinking and become more important than whether everyone is happy, then you’ve got a situation on your hands that’s going to backfire. Soon. If it hasn’t already.
The cure? (You know I’ll give you some tips, right? I wouldn’t leave you clueless.) Try these steps:
- BREATHE. Stop what you’re doing, stop all the planning and scheming and second-guessing. And simply breathe. Look around you and notice where you are. Find something pretty to look at, such as a tree or flower