124 I6 Negative Emotion – Impatient



Having or showing a tendency to be quickly irritated or provoked.

Practical Tips

  1. Be aware of your patience slipping in the moment and change your thoughts to something more conducive with the situation.
  2. Tactfully put your point across in a controlled manner.
  3. Consider how your delivery is going to affect the receiver.
  4. This takes practise but with perseverance you can change your patterns.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am able to acknowledge that not everything happens according to how I think it should and therefore keep my patience.


(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel…………………..Impatient, is when I haven’t take 4 deep breaths.


Example Challenges

I keep getting continually annoyed with inconsiderate drivers whilst driving my car.   (DC009)

DC104 Snapping at someone because you are in a bad mood yourself.


“When someone is impatient and says, ‘I haven’t got all day,’ I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day?”
– George Carlin