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Daily Lift #288

Step Back When Impatient

If you find yourself being impatient, step back and gain composure. When we get caught up in our experience of being impatient, we might forget to step back. We often aren't consciously aware that we have become impatient. But as soon as you do become aware, you have the ability to immediately change your state by mentally or physically stepping back.

(from Rabbi Pliskin's book "Patience," published by ArtScroll -

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