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Dumb Blonde Sanguine vs. Smart Perceptive Melancholic

I've always considered myself a very optimistic, easily happy person who embraces life and all that it's got to give me...be it small, big or medium, long, short, thick or thin. I am a Sanguine person, you see. But despite my Sanguine nature, I don't think I have enuf Sanguinity to withstand Pessimism and negativity from a Melancholic for too long lor. I just don't understand it, maybe it's a form of sickness or personality thing, you know. Why do some people choose to make themselves angry or pissed off at things all the time? Why can't we keep things simple and just enjoy what we have? I mean, do we have to be angry with the world, understand everything right down to every molecule and reason behind every cell creation? Do we have to evaluate every dot, coma or semi-colon? I used to drive people nuts because I choose to see what I want to see because they make me happy. That's why I can live in a clutter or mess....I CHOOSE TO SEE THE MESS only when I want to. Otherwise, I can skirt around the mess or clutter and pretend they don't exist. :-) I know. Shameless. Pig. But that's the way I am - I am made like that. I choose to not let people bring me down. If a friend pisses me off, I pretend I never had that friend. At the end of the day, I want to be surrounded by things that makes me happy, not make me sad. Maybe it's not such a good trait and yes, it hurts sometimes but I think I live a more meaningful life that way. Why choose to be so mentally tortured by things perceived to be unsolvable or unavoidable. When you can't avoid it, then accept it and move on, right? Just don't keep looking back and let things torture you, right or not? Am I wrong?

Comments

clair said…
Great food for thought, marsha. The traffic's starting to bug me and I've been swearing more at the brainless drivers I meet every single day. I gotta start thinking like you, hehe.
Jamie said…
thats why I started to work SMART and not HARD nowadays...trying to become a follower of the DEADWOOD culture

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