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While dealing with a chronically late friend or acquaintance, one tends to assume as though the person has disrespected us by not valuing our time. This may not be true.
People who are frequently late can also be optimists or creative individuals who have presence of mind and can think on their feet.
Being habitually late has been pointed towards three main categories of behaviour:
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"Resilience is not a trait. It’s not something you’re born with. It’s not something you just have."
Realize the ways you’re already resilient.
Don’t wait for the situation to fix itself.
Know your strengths and use them.
Don’t try to do it alone…
…but know that it’s okay not to tell everyone.
Find your favorite way to take a mental break.
Be compassionate with yourself and realize all the ways adversity has made you strong.