Congratulations Thais, you are our first female Carioca! Woo Hoo!
Seeing that she is female and obviously wiser than the past Cariocas, yes I did just say that, I asked her a deeper question than normal.
Q: What do Cariocas have figured out that the rest of the world doesn't?
A: We have figured out that life is not to be taken so seriously... so we don't.
I would have to say that she pretty much sums up the feeling of living her long term. You realize that most things really aren't that big of a deal. Sit down, have a coconut water, and enjoy the view. Things will get where they need to be eventually.