how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

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how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by curiosity » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:23 pm

Dear folks,

that is the question I have been asking myself. Your thoughts are most welcome.
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Re: how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by explorer » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:26 pm

Really simple. Leave PP.

I dont like PP. I spend most of my time in smaller towns.
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Re: how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by clutchcargo » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:51 pm

Could have something to do with this for our older male CEO members..

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Re: how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by Artisan » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:55 pm

curiosity wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:23 pm
Dear folks,

that is the question I have been asking myself. Your thoughts are most welcome.
Just out of curiosity, how long have you been pondering about this question?
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Re: how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by frank lee bent » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:57 pm

Maybe do some volunteer work
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Re: how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by yongchi » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:59 pm

A few ideas I find useful for myself:
Count your blessings. Focus on the good things you have in Phnom Penh.
Every evening, think about the good stuff that is happening to you for a few minutes.

It could be a lot worse.
How would someone in Venezuela feel about the full super markets and pharmacies in Phnom Penh?

Ask, “how can I be of service, or how can I add value to this town?”
You can start small and start right away:
Smile, flirt, and make people around you a bit happier.


Don’t sweat the small stuff for too long.

I recently had a bit of a health scare. Everything turned out to be allright, but for a few days my whole focus was on perhaps being seriously ill. This helped to put things in perspective, at least for a while.

All the best.
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Re: how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by Phnom Poon » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:02 pm

clutchcargo wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:51 pm
Could have something to do with this for our older male CEO members..

cloying

grumpy is the stage where you're no longer willing to put up with shit
just before the stage where you don't care anymore

that hostess looks like she has some bedtime secrets

Ah, much bitter, ah, better.
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monstra mihi bona!
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Re: how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by Anchor Moy » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:08 pm

curiosity wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:23 pm
Dear folks,

that is the question I have been asking myself. Your thoughts are most welcome.
Could you be more specific about why you are cynical and bitter in PP ?

Is it because of the places you hang out in and the people that you frequent ? Is it the price of pineapples, or the tuktuk drivers that drive you nuts ? Are you unlucky in love ?

Is it PP or is it you ? I get the cynical bit and I think that's healthy to a certain extent, but not so much the bitter bit. That's not good. Take a holiday maybe or move house. Change your habits. Find some positive things to do for yourself.

Lol. I would never live in PP, so my 2c FWIW. :wave:
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Re: how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by pczz » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:17 pm

I don't feel cynical and bitter in Phnom Penh. i reserve that for home. Is this normal?
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Re: how to avoid becoming cynical and bitter in PP

Post by Sherman's mate » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:33 am

yongchi wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:59 pm
Smile, flirt, and make people around you a bit happier.
So that’s what all those, cynical, bitter, grumpy, dirty old men I see around PP are up to. :evil6:
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