Patience — Savlanut — סַבְלָנוּת
When something bad happens to you and you did not have the power to avoid it,
do not aggravate the situation even more through wasted grief.
 Cheshbon ha-Nefesh (“Accounting of the Soul”) is a step by step approach to improving one's characher traits. It was written by Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Satanov. It was published in 1845 with the encouragement of Rabbi Yisroel Salanter. The book is available from Feldheim Publishers.