Patience and tolerance

Patience and tolerance

The ability to pause and think before responding and acting, despite provocation.

Patience and tolerance brain

If this is a strength for you, you may…

time

take your time and make considered decisions

ten

count to 10 before acting

react

not react to provocation or ‘baiting’

Voice of reason

be the voice of reason in an argument

fire

know how to ‘hold your fire’

If this is a weakness for you, you may…

fly off the handle

fly off the handle

impulsive

react impulsively to provocation

not taking time

not take time to think things through

snap

make snap judgements

foot in mouth

put your ‘foot in your mouth’