Some days you thrive, and others you merely survive. Some days you want to lean in, and others you want to just lie the fuck down. It’s impossible to beeverything for everyone. But if you treat yourself with a little more acceptance and understanding, you’ll find you have so much more to give.
“The example I like to give is back in the days of Roman numerals, basic multiplication was considered this incredibly technical concept that only official mathematicians could handle,” he continues. “But then once Arabic numerals came around, you could actually do arithmetic on paper, and we found that 7-year-olds can understand multiplication. It’s not that multiplication itself was difficult. It was just that the representation of numbers — the interface — was wrong.”