Research has shown that our ability to defer gratification correlates directly with our eventual success in life. This was discovered by having a bunch of men in white coats give sweets to small children; which I have to admit, sounds kinda creepy.

What the researchers discovered is that the children tended to fall into one of two groups: the first would eat the sweet immediately. The second were prepared to wait before eating the first sweet, in order to be rewarded with a second sweet.

They then followed the children through life; again, creepy; and discovered that the people from the second group who had been willing to defer gratification as a child tended to do better in life as an adult than those from the first group.

So in order to help out, I've made the following video to give you a direct personal experience of developing patience. It's such an important lesson so be sure to watch the entire video in full, to make certain that you don't miss it:

Categories: Life Coaching


I combine trauma awareness, emotional healing and comedy to heal painful events from your past, so you can live a future life you love; and have fun doing it.

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