The science behind
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Patience means the ability to wait calmly in the face of frustration or adversity. It’s a quiet virtue encouraged by many world religions and philosophers.
Patient people are less likely to experience negative emotions and depression. They tend to be more equitable and forgiving, have more self-control, and show more empathic concern for others.