Programming was driven by women in the early days. Behind loads of famous early tech developments, you’ll find a woman (just check out this A-M-A-ZING post by Andrew Chen if you don’t believe me: Photos of the women who programmed the ENIAC, wrote the code for Apollo 11, and designed the Mac.
1. I used to hate cooking (as you’ll know if you’ve read this post). Partly because I was rebelling against my mum, and partly because it looked so damned hard and time-consuming. Today, I’m all about convenience. I’m also lucky that my mum and two sisters are very good cooks and whip up a scrumptious five-course meal (with paired wines) in the blink of an eye.
What other people think of me is none of my business.
Take a moment to re-read that. What other people think of me is none of my business. I know that’s a pretty impossible mindset for some, but it’s a frame of mind that helps me put myself ‘out there’ every day.