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How do you guys stay so calm all the time

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Hello Type 9s,

I am a very anxious type 6 who really admires the healthy 9's ability to be calm and collected all the time. I wanna know, what is your guys' secret? How do you deal with stress? And what keeps you calm in stressful situation.

I am a way easier person to be around when less anxious, so yes, I want to learn from you guys. Many of you seem to have the answer (or multiple answers). So, how do you stay calm when stressed? I want to learn from you guys- you seem like great teachers.

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I'm not sure if this is a 9 thing but there are times when I feel that I'm about to be provoked emotionally, I close down. It's an instinct for me. I suddenly become indifferent which may come across to others as being calm. I'm stubborn when it comes to appearing emotional. It's a bit strange considering that I'm an INFP. It's as if I'm fighting something that's supposed to be natural.

I'm beginning to be more open. It's difficult but it's better to be accepting of both the negative and the positive than shutting them both out. Instead of being in denial, I try to understand why certain things make me want to avoid them. I reflect on them and if confronting these things will grant me peace of mind, then I will confront them.
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