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I Admire People Who Can Keep Calm

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    i really try hard not to lose my cool

    but then some ppl r just too good at provoking u to the last limit, ultimately making u scream!! :-/
    tymflies tymflies 41-45, F 1 Response May 9

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    Just for the Records,

    Yours, Mine and Everyone Else's... I Don't Care if you Block me. For many Obvious reasons...best of all, you probably will never read this (since I assume once you block me, you will have no interest nor any ability to troll through my profile and read my F U post here). First...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I admire such people

    who can keep calm in the difficult situations. I can't. Lots of time. I try but when someone really provokes or says something offensive, my brain blows off in anger! Lol And then its slamming of doors or cold war and death looks! Haha Once I even threw my phone, which was...
    intothedarknesss intothedarknesss 22-25, F May 9

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    I Get Angry So Easily

    I tend to get very worked up over little things and I don't always know why. I can be feeling as calm as you like but a minor annoyance occurs and I'm really angry. I end up hurting the people I care about and I wish very badly that it would stop. I am getting counseling from a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 15, 2010

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    daddyslittlegirl08 daddyslittlegirl08 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    21 Traits I Admire In Calm People

    1) A calm person can hang out in an insane asylum and never be mistaken for one of the patients 2) A calm person can accept a challenge from a rabid Gamer to play on his XBOX who talks **** the entire time, and beats said Gamer without so much as a gluttonous vulgar sexual...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    Finding A Lady; I Know She's Out There.....

    Ok we are a couple trying to find a nice lady to share life with 25/40 or so. Some one nice, fun, honest, easy going not crazy; I under stand we all have problems. but if someone is going to have an open relationship it takes a lot of work. All party's have to be willing to be...
    ChiPipeFitter ChiPipeFitter 41-45, M Feb 8, 2011

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    I guess the only people I know

    who can control themselves are some of my cousins, my girlfriend and myself... And other people... I don't know I can't remember. But if you try keeping your true feelings in, it may not end well... I almost lost it a few times.. But I should work on balancing it out....
    KenjiTsukiShinobu KenjiTsukiShinobu 18-21, M Mar 10

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    The Cop Who Goes Berzerk On Video

    People should know that remaining calm causes police to lose their cool. Debate with them. It's fun. Teach them a thing or two about law.
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 1 Response Sep 14, 2013

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    its up to you either you keep calm

    or being in hurry in worst conditions. i think if you are able to understand the situations you can manage it well but if you are not, you behave like a hurry person.
    nimbus2000 nimbus2000 22-25, M Feb 21

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    I really admire people

    who never lose their temper. I hate it when it happens to me. I feel stupid and defeated by my inside demons.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Pro-activity Or Poor Grammer

    there was a girl on EP(i mean she might still be here), we got friends, on our first chat, she seemed good towards me. after hi and hello, she said "you are pious" i thought its our first chat, neither i have written some personal story that tells such about myself, then why she...
    ABCDEF7 ABCDEF7 31-35, M 5 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    Sign Of Strength

    spastic b*tches who get loud and run around all crazy like when they have a problem tend to annoy me. There's something to be said for those of us who deal with our sh*t in a collective, rational way. It shows that you depend on yourself for answers. It shows you don't put other...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 1 Response Jun 16, 2013

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    I find myself often wondering 'OMG How do you

    do it Hectors Mom cuz I can't ^_^' Maybe she just imagines him in his underwear ~_~... I can't > < Hector: o_O Is this serious or yet another excuse for you to brag about my mom >_< *Because she's not that great~_~'* Me: I duet with your mom on the weekends ^_...
    SquirrellyGal2493 SquirrellyGal2493 18-21 May 19

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    Calm And Positive.

    I hate it that i can become so stressful everytime something changes in my life or i have to take a responsebility to change something. Sometimes i get so comfortable in my safe home that if i had the option i would actually spend months without leaving it. And that scares me...
    Real2Ann Real2Ann 18-21, F Oct 1, 2013

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    See, I love people who are "collected"

    and "calm", because most of the time, they really aren't, but that also means that they care about what they look like to other people, and are self conscious about it. A good person never bothers another person with their worries unless they ask if you have had anything going...
    TrystanVandhelm TrystanVandhelm 13-15, M Dec 16, 2013

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    Do You Really Always Have This Wisdom?

    I do admire that and I wish I had this ability always.But my question is. Are you REALLY calm?Or are your repressing some anger and other emotions inside?(because if this is the case I rather be emotional and explode then get sick inside) 
    redUmbrella redUmbrella 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 14, 2011

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    7t5HATgirl 7t5HATgirl 36-40, F 1 Response May 9

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    I Have An Unusual Calm Demeanor Sometimes Mistaken For Innocence....

    I have an unusual calm demeanor sometimes mistaken for innocence actually am not a saint but my looks tend to deceive people esp girls,as to who am i ?still trying to figure tht out.My curiosity complex has led me to know a lot of things,so am as much the savvy and...
    gepisto gepisto 18-21 May 4, 2010

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    You'll get more out of me

    if you remain calm. I look up too, and admire people that remain calm in any situation. You'll catch more bees with honey...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M Apr 15

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    Goodbye, Sir, So Sorry to See You Leave.

    Do you guys ever dream of having the perfect boss, the one who can forgive you when you lost an important document, saying that "These things happen."? Or smiling when you guys made noise having a totally unprofessional moment, taking a picture outside of his office...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 14, 2009

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    Guilt Much?

      Don't Hate Me, because I don't. This Emotion Is Weighing You Down. Here's What You Need To Know About It. Sigmund Freud, the father of modern psychology, was obsessed with guilt. In his psychological framework, the painful emotion (a tension between the super-ego, or...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2013

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    Calm, Despite It All (Story 99)

    I have always known my mom and dad to be calm. They never yelled or cursed. I never heard any yelling come from them. I am calm. I don't curse or yell. I don't argue, if it can't be resolved with a short debate, I leave it. I don't have to be right, if I'm right then I don't feel...
    LadyIndiscretion LadyIndiscretion 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2013

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    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M May 26

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    I admire people who can keep calm in stressful

    situations. Ever since I was a child I have reacted to stressful situations with very aggressive anger. I wish that I could react differently than how I do now. It would be nice to maintain a calm demeanor when I react to those situations. Anger for me never fixes the...
    Jessica1967 Jessica1967 41-45, T 1 Response May 29

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    I Admire People...

    I do not admire people for their success... I admire them for their guts to believe and follow their dreams...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Oct 2, 2013

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    I Do Admire People Who Can Keep Calm!

    I do admire people who can keep calm like my dad. He can keep his cool under all types of pressure. He is now 72 years young, and he can handle all the problems, that being leader of his, now quite expand, families  problems. The ones that we each, cannot help but have. He had...
    doctorirwin doctorirwin 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    Keeping Cool

    i really do admire people who can keep calm.i find keeping control of yourself & staying calm always helps whatever the situation.its something i greatly admire in people
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    It Was A Tough Lesson To Learn For Me.

    I was a very angry teen but I discovered my reason for the frustration and anger I learned to channel my anger but couldn't shake it. I was in my 20's when I finally learned the way to keep calm was not to channel it but to learn a new way to get beyond the emotion. I took a...
    RJ43 RJ43 41-45, T Sep 30, 2013

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    Calm

    My husband is the person that stands out in my mind.He always seem to be relax when the situation arise.I get all worrysome.He thinks postive and is calm ,he can sleep and smile ever if the world is ending.He really encourage me and is a good person with a big heart .I look to...
    sexyjez sexyjez 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2013

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    Trials In Life

    There are times when certain behavior is appropriate( like screeching at the sight of a wood roach or a spider the size of an Oreo). But those who raise their voice or use fowl language to express themselves in their daily life drain the life out of me. I prefer to be the rock...
    Lany113 Lany113 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    I am calm under pressure.

    I am even toned and collected. Even if people are arguing with me, I don't reciprocate. I don't have that fire in me. Even if they scream at me, I don't feel like screaming back. It's not a good use of my energy so I walk away. I have other more productive things to do with my...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 1

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    As a child I freaked at oncoming storms.

    The more wind, the more terrifying. But not Ma. I remember once when me and the siblings stood at the kitchen door with Ma watching a severe thunderstorm pass over us. The sky was green, the air was oxygen depleted, and complete silence. Suddenly the sky broke loose with hail...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Terrible

    So do I. I am the spirited kind of person, despite my age.My husband stays quiet and always wins!Terrible!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 16, 2011

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    MadameMM MadameMM 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 7

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    Conditioning the mind

    Article by Brendan Lawlor The neuroscience of conditioning Sometimes the best confirmations of the dhamma come from sources that have nothing to do with Buddhism. On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins is just such a source. Hawkins is an electrical engineer and entrepreneur whose...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    I do admire people who can keep clam in pretty

    much every situation. I am someone who has a hard time keeping calm, I don't know if it is the anxiety, or the hot-headed-woman in me, but sometimes, I am just unable to keep clam, so I really do admire people who are able to keep calm.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    Yell Much?

    I'm not a yeller, it's just not in my genetic make up. Personally, I find people that yell: Obnoxious, rude, inconsiderate (as to what the harm of their words do), unnecessary, uncivil, undiplomatic and non-constructive. It's to say, right? Especially by me....someone who has no...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Calm BombFor me there is a difference between

    being calm and holding in your emotions. I know what it is, but I still manage to do both. And when I see people who flip-out and crash n' burn it's tells me they're easy targets for people who can get around the aggressive barrier ( me :D ) and that they're unstable and...
    Joeowleyes Joeowleyes 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    It Is A Virtue, Really.

    It has come to my attention over the last few years how terribly uncontrollable my emotions are. I could rack it up to being an Arian, the typical hard-headed, stubborn, fire riddled girl born under the Sun, but unfortunately I have a feeling it's not all that easily explained...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 15, 2011

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    Calm...

    There's a switch inside of some people that just doesn't flip that easily...the calm ones, I mean. Those of us that are Reactors, our switch is well oiled, works on remote control and maybe even is activated by static electricity! I am married to one of the calm...and I am...
    1tufcuky 1tufcuky 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    I love people who are able to express their opinion and who have their own thoughts on varying topics. I think being true to yourself and living authentically is one of the...
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    I hang out with people like this. Most people in high school would always tell me why I hang with them ( i am there total opposites & I sugar coat things and don't speak my mind...
    gostop4 gostop4 18-21 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Where are they men who can lead don't exist
    benicetome benicetome 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 1

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    It's another picture-quote quote-picture, but those are the best! Maybe one day I should go over each of my stories and add an actual, you know, story...Arguably though there's not...
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    My husband is adopted by two people for who adore him. I see the love for him. I wonder where he would be today if he had not been adopted. We would have not met or a future...
    greeneyedgirl12 greeneyedgirl12 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    In this day and age, where people seem compelled to copy stuff they see on the internet or on tv, which annoys the crap out of me. It is always refreshing to see someone unique...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    YOU CANT HANDLE THE TRUTH!!!
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Aug 6

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    People leave your life for a reason. Some teach you how to be a better person and some show you what kind of person not to be. I'm so grateful to those people because they showed...
    chloejune chloejune 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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