They met at a coffee shop and chit chatted for moments crossing boulevards..she spoke of philosophy and subjects he had no knowing but enjoyed each moment his eyes real showing….
He visited her every day around the time when her kids would break from the number crunchin’. Scribbled on chalkboards and notepads were the mathematics.
He saw this and grew a bit frustrated -
erased everything she ever taught her students…
No, no, no, he said…
1+1 = 1
We need to move away from this constant need of coming across as calm, cool and collected. WE WEREN’T BUILT TO BE CALM, COOL, AND COLLECTED… You know what comes naturally to human beings though? Being open, being messy, being raw, being unfiltered, having lots of feelings. Why should we have to stifle our true nature?
—"You Need To Go After The Things You Want" by Ryan O’Connell on Thought Catalog