UNDERSTAND that although everyone seems to have free advice, the bottom line is that you are the one who needs to wade through all of the ideas until you arrive at what suits you.
Each of us has the right to choose what we believe to be important. You may be the first in your family to graduate from university or you may be the first to choose to not enter university, instead embarking on a year or so of travel, volunteer work or combined work experiences with part-time study.
Filters are descriptors that are attached to us often by well-meaning people who love us.
When they include “always” or “you can count on”, you may feel as I used to… a little trapped. You may need to consciously fight the urge to always be as others expect you to be. Rebel if you are not meeting your sense of what is right.
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