Okay so I have been noticing lately that I seem to be extremely irritable to the point that nearly everything drives me crazy. I can barely stand it!. I have absolutely no patience, I am crabby, tired, and I am having all I can do to hold my tongue with people. Everything in the world is pissing. Your patience is directly proportion to the time you have at your disposal. When you have more Failure is the main reason for lack of patience. Nobody wants to. Patience or Submitted by Heda on May 21, - 7: Okay so I have been noticing lately that I seem to be extremely irritable to the point that nearly everything drives me crazy. Scott Fitzgerald, as for me the crux of impatience is having to hold many versions of yourself in your mind at the same time, and then choose one:. I used it as the starting point for a chapter in my new book "How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness. If your current course is to scout the area, and bullets start flying in, "staying the course" gets you killed. Your mind is a shrieking, gibbering madhouse on wheels barreling pell-mell down the hill, utterly out of control and hopeless. Second, we tend to expect people to conform to our expectations. Even mild depression makes it tough to function and enjoy life like you once did. Continue the great work. I just feel like I have no patience anymore and get annoyed at the smallest things but can't seem to help it. Concentrate on breathing and you'll be able to get your bearings. The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function - F. By Sherry Hamby Ph. I really like your solution of switching between productive 'closedness' and openness; I think the challenge is deciding on the frequency of the switches as each task, each person will demand a different approach. I end up going to my room for breaks, especially if the TV is on. I did not qualify for my job examination. They help a lot. My patience is running extremely short, I wonder if he is BIPOLAR. Try to figure out why you are in such a hurry. In case of EMERGENCY call or 1.