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Possibly one of the hardest skills to master

Humans are just not intrinsically designed to be patient and not react on impulsive decisions.

So when I first read about the skill of “patient acceptance” in a Buddhist book, I was definitely not buying it.

The famous saying you may have heard on the internet that is the core tenet of Buddhism is this:

Expectation is the root of all human suffering.”

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Icy cool optimist.

Optimism is defined as “hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something”.

When it comes to people, optimism may be harder to practice especially if you watch their dark sides pretty closely. Imagine if you had a microscopic view of all the germs inside your phone, you would probably never hold it close to your face that long. But human beings have way more negative thoughts and emotions inside their minds. It’s natural! Lift the hood under your own mind and watch how quickly your demons take over as well. It’s part of the human experience that we all have negative thoughts.

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