Where did you hear that listening to your own needs, and setting healthy boundaries, were far more important than learning to make your bed or studying to pass an English test?
Emotions are not always set in stone. Certainly, only because we feel something doesn’t mean it’s true, it just means we are feeling it. And the reasons for feeling something can be multiple.
Back to the here and now. Back to my first surf lesson. Of course, I’m the oldest one in the group. I wonder why I’m still interested in weird stuff that people my age don’t usually do unless they’ve been doing it all their lives.