I’m a recovering practical. It’s only recently that I’ve admitted this as a weakness.
I realized practicality has been a crutch since I was first faced with uncertainty on what I wanted to do with my life. It started at age 16, when I decided to attend an accelerated program towards an engineering degree simply because my dad was an engineer.
That was an acceptable starter decision. Yet the series that followed were increasingly worse offenders—a mixture of elimination, circumstance, convenience and the deepening poison of practicality.Continue Reading