Befuddlement is a healthy part of the learning process. When students approach a problem and don’t know how to do it, they’ll often decide they’re no good at the subject. Brighter students, in particular, can have difficulty in this way—their breezing through high school leaves them no reason to think that being confused is normal and necessary. But the learning process is all about working your way out of confusion.
“While never reaching the mind-numbing ubiquity of ‘YOLO,’ the phrase ‘live your best life’ has similarly become a common way to encourage and inspire others.”