The problem with going for a “practical” career first and leaving your dreams for later

[ 5 min read ] There is this very common advice by experienced, rational and well-meaning adults. “Go for a “practical” career first (pick a “practical” college major) and leave your dreams for later, when you have some kind of a cushion”. But is it really a good life advice?... Read more →

A self-fulfilling prophecy. (This whole ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ nonsense!)

[ 2 min read ] This pressure is enormous in our society and it’s hard not to become anxious. This whole ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ nonsense! We ask this terrible question because our parents asked it and because everyone around asks it. This question... Read more →

On adulthood (and the #1 reason people never get what they want in life)

[ 1 min read ] When you realize that it's all on you / that it's not your parents’ or anybody else’s responsibility, your life or how you feel. When you don't have expectations that your parents should do (should have done) this or that / should give (should have... Read more →