Would you give an example of a time when you had trouble compromising with others? Now compare how massive that is with the little stuff you worry about… not looking perfect in the mirror, your car breaking down or someone talking shit about you does not matter one fucking bit. Belinda — I know that you are always looking for ways to enjoy life and not take it too seriously. My friend told me I was boring back in jr. I'm known to be a serious person, whose young in age but mature in mindset. If you don't think there's anything to laugh at when, say, you find a hair in your soup, laugh about the very fact that something so small has the power to throw such a major wrench in your plans or make you have a little talk with your waiter. Laughing with others builds the same bonds of emotional sharing, but with the added dimensions of joy and vitality.
Once again, ask, what would a five year old boy do? If I gave you a sandwich that was filled with 96% shit and 4% ham, would you be willing to consider that a ham sandwich? Take note of friends you already have and new people you meet who seem to laugh effortlessly and encourage you to do the same. I just like living true to myself. Trudi Griffin is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Wisconsin. Hey Chris, this is a great and awesome article for those who are just too stressed out about life, it has really changed me and the way I act now. You are bold and honest and will be able to listen with experience. He said he was learning a lot about himself, but it was very lonely. When it is applied to all areas of our lives, we get convinced that we know exactly what we need to do and how to get it done.
But, taking things too seriously can cause unnecessary stress and worry over things that aren't worth the effort. Many people think introverts are too intense. If you don't think there's anything to laugh at when, say, you find a hair in your soup, laugh about the very fact that something so small has the power to throw such a major wrench in your plans or make you have a little talk with your waiter. Not only is the show exhausting, but it puts a wall up between you and the rest of the world and you and your true self. I plan on making a move on her when she stays over, but I can't help but wonder if she'll eventually get bored. Seek out opportunities to laugh. Slowly but surely the smile has returned to my face.
You might be really pleasantly surprised. This way you'll get an outsider's perspective of how you may be coming off when you really are being serious. Learning mental and physical methods to lessen stress is crucial. So, rest easy and relax the reins since it is often the unplanned and uncertain that delivers most of the treats and surprises that you would never have thought to seek for yourself. Test out the idea that you can be dedicated and hardworking without being serious all the time. You are going to make a wonderful therapist and I wish you every success.
Hey Chris, i am an author and i work as a Technical Writer in India. Is that even worth arguing?! Complete self reflection and total self discovery, a hard existence. If his talent ever matches his confidence, he may just be headed for stardom. I take my relationships seriously and I feel deeply. There's no need to change the person you are just to be able to interact with people with interests that mean nothing to you.
A serious mentality can make it more difficult to see when things are meant to be taken lightly or in jest. I refuse to waste any more. For some reason, I was given all these things that make me want to keep living. This means that if you are trying to lighten up and focus on the cheerier parts of life, listening to upbeat music can bring these brighter aspects more clearly into focus. Otherwise, thanks for reading and therefore for indulging my huge ego. I think one of the main things to figure out is that you need to give up your self image You are trying to keep alive.
As a solopreneur with extrovert tendencies I was interested in exploring the concept of being self-sufficient and so spent a lot of time alone in my inner world. As much as I'd like to think it stems from my intelligence and principled nature, I know that it's actually a product of my insecurity. I'm currently voting Republican, but I don't think Karl Marx was a moron, or that his deconstruction of capitalism didn't have many valid points, just that communism would require more cultural and technological progress before it becomes efficient enough to beat capitalism while protecting civil liberties. One time, my husband and I attempted to have a quiet dinner in a very dark Indian restaurant only to be entertained by the self-adoring dweeb at the next table. And that has made me more comfortable appreciating and being around others who think differently. You go to the friends that see life as it is and have learned to stay on their feet taking it head on.
It takes a lot of courage to display vulnerabilities to the world. Dude, you blew me away. But yes, people tell me that I seem boring all the time. My calling is to help people and to make them happy. It's not something that can, nor should, be changed. The people that are in my life, although fewer, truly understand me and my feelings. But I think that I could be getting along better with other people, and I have a silly side to me that I have a hard time expressing.