when we make a change, it's so easy to interpret our unsettledness as unhappiness, and our unhappiness as a result of having made the wrong decision. our mental and emotional states fluctuate madly when we make big changes in our lives, and somedays we could tight-rope across manhattan, and other days we are too weary to clean our teeth, this is normal. this is natural. this is change. - jeanette winterson
Although those things can be pretty cool too. Algebra is in music. You could study the history of anything. Or even being creative through restoration and conservation. I realise this isn't the point but it's a wee disclaimer that I don't think that there's anything wrong with learning those things. I really like this quote though.