Working Hard Story

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Cassandra Carlopio
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This Zen story is about the virtue of patience.   Zen has a rich tradition of telling stories so that the listener gathers their own understanding and then apply it to their own life.
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Shifan
Patient
Patient is power. If you have patient. You can achieve what you want and effectively.
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Mackenzie
Real realizing R E A L☯️
Staying calm when you want to explode is most important because you say and do hurtful things to the people you love the most. I act out of anger & resentment almost instantly and I need to learn how to stop before I speak.. hearing this reminds me of how calming nature is & how beautiful it is to be able to spot your crazy for maybe the first time and realize how insane I really am. I have to learn how to just “pause” for a moment and not speak out of my ass so I can stop acting on complete impulse ♾☪️
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Phosphorescent5
🌅Patience🌅
I am quite honestly the most impatient person in the world. While this may be a slight exaggeration, I still am without a doubt abnormally inpatient. This story not only highlighted the need for patience in life, but also was short, sweet, and to the point. This is exactly what I needed to hear, and I hope that I will remember this when I truly need it.
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Lorna
Working Hard & Patience
Doing things with patience and care reap more benefits than rushing through them.
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Brenda
whats the rush?
As I listened to the story, I thought of how desperately I want to suceed in my career yet Im so afraid of failure. I want to fast forward the process. Right now as I look at my 5 month old sleeping, Im remembering how much of a challenge that was ( and still is and will be in the future) but oh man have I learned and appreciated and loved each and every experience. Growth is amazing, accompanied by positive mindset. Will work on practicing mindfulness and gratitude.
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Darleen
Work hard
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Alex
Work with purpose not with goals
I used to work and do things while only thinking of the end result and not actually being as present as I should have for the actual work, it makes the work so much more meaningful when you are present and enjoying the progress whether it is slow or fast
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kaitlynn
working hard story
if you only look for the end result in everything you do, the end result will take longer to come to you. this is because you are missing the process, the climb, the struggle, and without these things growing will become harder
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Matthew
Accelerated learning
The more pressure you put on yourself to achieve and accomplish, the longer the path to completion and success? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Meaghan
Working hard story
I learned that patience is key and that good things will come if you work are but also you need to understand that it takes time for good things to come.
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Lindsey
Change
I think I am mostly an egg but I would like to be a coffee bean. I have been handed a lot of adversity right now and it is a change but I am trying to make it a change that I want.
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William
Patience
Cassandra, special! Needed a patience reminder, like one minute manager, life in the years! Thanks.
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Susan
Working Hard
Be aware that great things take time and practice to master... Or you may never master it but always be continually learning and growing. Having an open heart and mind is often the best part