Experts Tell U the Best Books To Develop Patience

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This article showcases our top picks for the Best Books To Develop Patience. We reached out to industry leaders and experts who have contributed the suggestions within this article (they have been credited for their contributions below).

We are keen to hear your feedback on all of our content and our comment section is a moderated space to express your thoughts and feelings related (or not) to this article This list is in no particular order.

Mindfulness by Mark William

This product was recommended by Leda Kaveh from Washington Psychological Wellness

As a clinical psychologist, this book has been tremendously helpful in helping my clients develop patience via the tenants of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). It is easy to read, follow, and most importantly, excellent in teaching one to garner patience via a stance of mindful acceptance!

The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa

This product was recommended by Katherine Brown from Spyic

It is a treasure trove of enlightening thoughts and feelings about the life of a thoughtful writer, his thoughts on worldly books, his thoughts on everything really in his quiet life showing. It is an inner journey to the mind of the reader who shares his thoughts and insights in meditation magazine. It’s a good book to start within the morning as you try to improve endurance on the inside.

A Pocket Full of Rye by Agatha Christie

This product was recommended by Katherine Brown from Spyic

Agatha Christie’s books are catchy, usually. Sometimes, they can simply be frustrating, and ‘A Pocket Full of Rye’ is just one such book. The plot takes a long time to proceed and the protagonist (Miss Marple) does not appear until the middle of the book, and the book is only 220 pages long. It takes a lot of effort. However, once you make that effort, you will reap the rewards.

Patience by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

This product was recommended by Tim O’Brien from The Healthy Place

Who better to teach you patience than one of the greatest living masters of Tibetan Buddhism. His own name, Lama Zopa Rinpoche means ‘patience’. In such turbulent times, we can all use a lesson or two from the grandmaster! A fabulous engaging storyteller, this book is a quick read and addresses many of the challenges that we all face in our everyday lives, Buddhist or not, you can benefit from some of the teachings in this book.

The Happiness Recipe by Rebecca C. Morrison

This product was recommended by Andy from Cloom

We are born to be happy. Somewhere along the way, our lives get cluttered. To find your recipe for happiness, you need to know what matters most to you; have strong beliefs to support taking the necessary next steps; and actually do the kinds of things you want to, while letting go of the rest. You also need to be willing to share your desires with the world—something that is often challenging. This is where The Happiness Recipe comes in. With actionable steps for closing the gaps that are often present along the path to happiness, Rebecca Morrison shares insights on how to start living a happier life, starting right now. By decluttering your days of the “shoulds” and the “have-tos” and focusing instead on what actually matters, a road toward fulfilling joy will be laid before you. No matter how busy or overwhelmed you feel, this book will help you identify what has been standing between you and your happiness, so you can focus your energy on changes that will meaningfully impact your existence. The Happiness Recipe is a grounded, approachable, and tactical guide to finding joy. By sharing the tools necessary for understanding what matters most to your happiness, Rebecca Morrison gives you the key to believing in and achieving the kind of happiness that is possible for everyone.

Master Your Emotions by Thibaut Meurisse

This product was recommended by Andy from Cloom

Have you ever thought… …about your thoughts? Do you have a bias toward the negative? Understanding how negative feelings and emotions work is the first step. Then we must learn how to reprogram those emotions and turn them around. A happier life is possible if you follow the steps. This program works. Over 100,000 copies sold. “It gives me a place to go to that makes me feel better about my present situation and gives me hope for the future.” – Kimberly “My biggest take away so far (I’m not yet finished with the entire book) is that I am NOT my emotions. Emotions come and I – I still am who I am!” – Itzel You’ll learn: 31 simple coping strategies How to make your emotions work FOR you. A formula to reprogram your mind A free downloadable workbook, and much, much more! The author was an introvert whose shyness kept him from getting the results in life he wanted. When he decided to devote his life to betterment, everything changed. This is his story and how he found joy. It will be the blueprint for your transformation, too. You’ll love this practical, no frills program, because the results are easy to achieve once you’ve decided to Master Your Emotions.

Healthy Relationships by Rachael Chapman

This product was recommended by Andy from Cloom

A SIMPLE GUIDE TO GET OVER YOUR RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS Interpersonal relationships aren’t easy, but sometimes they’re simpler than you think. Relationships make the world go around. For better or for worse. However, the exciting thing is that we can do much to increase our chances of having fulfilling and compelling relationships rich with meaning, joy, and love. After one or two bad relationships, you may be left wondering if you even know what a healthy relationship is supposed to look like. You may be wondering if you even have the skills to be in a functional respectful relationship. In Healthy Relationships, you’ll learn what makes a relationship healthy as well as the steps you can take to build one of your own. From expressing affection to understanding the warning signs of mistrust and dysfunction, you’ll discover not only how to take care of your relationship but take care of yourself as well. In addition, Healthy Relationships will help you to: ✓ Calm and even eliminate the concerns, fears, and uncertainties of others ✓ Overcome depression, anxiety, and insecurity in your relationships ✓ Increase feelings of love, respect, and appreciation in your relationships ✓ Quickly resolve and even prevent arguments ✓ Help others become open to your point of view ✓ Listen with greater empathy and understanding to what the other person is saying and feeling ✓ Engage in empathic dialogue to achieve mutual understanding ✓ Experience the power of showing gratitude and appreciation And so much more! Whether you’re looking to improve your relationship with your spouse, manage difficult conversations at work, or connect on a deeper level with friends and family, this book delivers simple, practical, proven techniques for improving any relationship in your life.

Atomic Habits by James Clear

This product was recommended by Heather Keita from GrubbyCat

I didn’t find it particularly gung-ho or drill-sergeant, but that’s honestly not a characteristic I’ve been attuned to look for, so I’m not sure I’d notice. I like the premise of making focus and discipline simpler for yourself by building the habit slowly. It works for me, and has worked for over 50,000 people who purchased the book on Amazon as well. If you read this book once, you’ll for sure leave it with a few takeaways that will help you to build the habit of patience. Read it twice…and you’ll be more than equipped to handle any scenario that requires a bit of discipline.

Inner Engineering by Sadhguru

This product was recommended by Rohan Kadam from Bikingknowhow

This is an amazing motivational book. It helped me tremendously during current uncertain times. It has simple practices that anyone can do to stay driven, motivated, and at the moment. This is a must-read book, especially during current pandemic times. I highly encourage this book to be read.

Women Who Think Too Much by Susan Nolen-Hoeksema

This product was recommended by Cathy Mills from Net Influencer

To live a much calmer life, it is very important to develop patience. This is why I highly recommend the book Women Who Think Too Much by Susan Nolen-Hoeksema as it describes the need to have patience, especially to calm our constant negative thoughts and to be present. Developing patience starts with our own thoughts and the way we act in our day-to-day lives which is why this book can be a great help.

The Power of Patience By M. J. Ryan

This product was recommended by Nathan Watson from Lion Locs

This book is filled with forgotten virtues of peace and patience. It talks about how one needs to slow down the roller coaster of life and breathe for a minute. In today’s world, people love speed and spontaneous reactions. However, every once in a while, it is good to catch a breath. This book is a masterpiece in conveying how to appreciate a moment, think, and then react upon it.

Patience By Allan Lokos

This product was recommended by Erin LaCkore from LaCkore Couture

The tagline of the book goes as ‘The art of peaceful living. The book sleeves up to this as it teaches us how patience is a coping mechanism and if one follows it correctly, they can lead a very peaceful life. It even provides a roadmap to building patience amid the rage and all other negative emotions that we go through.

The Secret By Rhonda Bryne

This product was recommended by Hilda Wong from Content Dog

This book is something every person has heard about at least once in their life. The Secret by Rhonda Bryne has enlightened and calmed a lot of souls. It is a nourishing copy that you will cherish forever. The book talks about how to be patient and manifest your desires. IT is you who can make things happen only if you wait for the right time.

The Alchemist By Paolo Coelho

This product was recommended by Jennifer L. Bennett from Law Office of Jennifer L. Bennett

This book tilts more towards following your dreams but it also includes a great deal of having patience. To reach your destination, one has to go through a series of things and have the patience to not give up. It is an integral lesson from the book. It is a fantastic fable that everyone should read at least once.

A Small Book of a big problem By Edward Welch

This product was recommended by Zarina Bahadur from 123 Baby Box

The author is a biblical counselor and has deep insights into how to manage your negative emotions and channel positivity and patience. This book is very well segmented and hence, you can read it little by little every day. Especially for the people who are working on a tight schedule, this book will fit right in.

Patience by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

This product was recommended by Stephen Curry from CocoSign

This is an amazing book, talking about achieving patience in human beings, and its importance in our lives. The author, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, whose name itself implies patience, one of the vital actions of the bodhisattvas, can lead us to deeper self-realization and an enhanced determination of awakened action worldwide. This profound guide will teach you in the sixth chapter how to overcome anger, accept suffering, and respect others and find acute happiness in their happiness.

Master Your Emotions by Thibaut Meurisse

This product was recommended by Adam Garcia from The Stock Dork

This is one of the greatest books for patience development. This book is a comprehensive and practical guide, it starts from vertical points that most of the other patience guide books usually neglect, which is how the negative feelings work and how it takes the control of our behavior and lose our paitnce! Also, the author illustates in practical steps of the best ways to deal with such emotions and turn them into more positive one. Patience Development is a key learning in this journey since stating to understand the emotions, until takes the ride of your emotions.

Quiet by Susan Cain

This product was recommended by David Michael from CEO Tutorial

Quiet’ is one of my favourite books for helping people develop patience by explaining the science behind what makes us all different. As an introvert married to an extrovert, the author talks about her personal experience of how opposite personality types can stay patient with each other, and how the wider world turns to introverts and extroverts at different times. As a study in embracing where we’re all different, I’d highly recommend it!

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