EMBRACING with joy, rather than assuming a studious painful grimace - it is important to strike the balance between being the happy idiot, and acting out that which one is not. Improvement is always certain, and there is never anticipation of lasting overnight successes.
Be content to absorb and struggle, yes wrestle, with all that is learnt; and forgiving of that which you are now. For all men have worked long and hard to come to this path, including you, and one must never discredit or demean that wonderful effort that is forever concluding and renewing in the eternal now.
Wits - Witless; scared out of one's; losing one's; have one's wits about one. Witty laugh; Witness to the fact; unwittingly; to wit. Keep your wits about you. - What on Earth are wits?