Sprezzatura is an Italian word meaning "not giving a fuck
Okay, that's not exactly the textbook definition, but if you wanna look it up, it's described as a "nonchalance". to the point where it looks like to others that nothing is a big deal to you.
In other words, with Sprezzatura, you're so laid back about things that nothing worries you or stresses you out. Nothing even really excites you.
You're no "try hard".
You're cool, calm, and level-headed. You get what you want and don't make a huge fuss about trying to get it. You just...get it.
You do awesome things without bragging about it or complaining about it while you're trying to achieve it.
Despite how much effort it may actually take to get, you don't display any sort of frustration along the way nor make a huge celebration after the fact. You do it and you make it seem so...effortless
The sloth climbs a tree. Man, I want you to picture a tree. Thing's towering. You think you could climb a tree that easily?
Well, I mean you might be able to climb it, but would it be easy? No! Of course not. The amount of balance, coordination, and strength it takes to climb a tree is remarkable.
But you know what? The sloth doesn't make a big deal about it. He just does it.
He moves slow and barely looks like he's putting in effort. In truth, he is.
He's climbing a freaking TREE....and that takes a helluva lotta effort!
He has sprezzatura. He has the ability to do amazing things without trying to amaze others, ya dig?
Sprezzatura is basically takin' it easy in whatever you do.
It's being able to put in as little effort as possible (or at least the appearance of little effort) and yielding the biggest results.
It's getting what you want without even trying (or without seemingly trying)
Don't try. Just...go with the flow and let it happen.
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