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I'm looking for a word/phrase meaning a person not getting worried or not hurrying in situations where most people do and get butterflies.

For example, you want to go on a trip by train. You've got your tickets and there is 15 minutes left to catch your train. Your husband or wife doesn't seem worried at all and keep saying "there is no rush." And you're all like are you kidding me?! and you say

How can you be so relaxed?! You're such a [the word/phrase]!

Or you have a test and you need to study but you all seem so casual like you have all the time in the world. Your mum sees you and says

You're really a [the word/phrase]! I'd study harder if I were you!

As you see this is what normally people get suprised by so I need a word with a negative connotation. Adjectives are also OK.

Thanks

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    Allowing a greater latitude to the term, carefree, nonchalant, insouciant, unworried, relaxed, easy-going, laid-back could possibly fit (as adjectives). – userr2684291 Apr 30 '16 at 16:13
  • I'd add the adjectives unaffected, unmoved, and of course cool to the list. – Rompey Apr 30 '16 at 16:41
  • A somewhat related term is procrastinator. – laugh Apr 30 '16 at 17:04
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    The other two are placid and calm, . – Rompey Apr 30 '16 at 18:54
  • Thank you all. Which one is more common based on the context I put up there? I mean what a native speaker would say. "You are so nonchalant/placid/insouciant, etc". Or you simply rephrase it and use a different wording? What is natural to say? – Yuri Apr 30 '16 at 23:25
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If you want negative connotation

How can you be so relaxed?! You just can't be bothered can you?
You're really can't be bothered! I'd study harder if I were you!

which means not to care with indifferent attitude.

Something which is neutral in connotation

How can you be so relaxed?! You're such a non worrier! You never worry about anything.

Another alternative is

How can you be so relaxed?! You're so laid back! You never worry about anything.
You're really too laid back! I'd study harder if I were you!

which implies very easy going.

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