What is it about waiting that we hate?
Feeling like we could be doing something else..
Feeling like it’s wasted time..
Not knowing what to do with ourself as we wait…
People being late, not respecting our time….
Worry of being late to an appointment….
I mean, there are so many reasons as to why I hate waiting. I’m currently waiting right now, i’m due to collect my partners daughter from her house and I haven’t heard from said daughters Mum. It’s frustrating because I could have continued to read my book I put down, as I knew I needed to get ready, or I could be outside already, in the nature, getting on with our explorations, putting these binoculars to use!
I sit there obsessively checking my phone every 1 or 2 minutes to see if i’ve had a reply. I even think to text my partner and ask what should I do…
Then as I became consciously aware of what I was doing, I took a step back and realised, I have the whole day off, no-where to be, just collecting the little lady and off we go, when we do.
Realistically, there is no issue that i’m not there at 10 like I said I would be, it gives me the quivers because I hate not sticking to a plan lol, but what can I do? I haven’t heard back from my text of last night or of this morning, so I can only continue to wait, inside, in the warm, in the comfort of my own home, and put myself to use and publish my thoughts, as someone else may be able to resonate with me, and maybe this may help them too..
Mindfulness is a beautiful tool to learn, because you’re able to notice your actions, so if they’re actions that are not serving you well, i.e. pissing you off, then you can do something to change feeling pissed off, because I don’t know about you, but I don’t enjoy feeling pissed off lol..
If you’re not really sure what mindfulness is, or how to practice it, I do daily mindfulness meditation tutorial videos on my facebook page, for anyone to watch, totally free, you can watch them Monday-Friday, live at 7AM (UK time), or you can play them back, as many times as you wish, just click right here;
Love Louise x