Everybody is different and will have a different perspective on their lives and the choices they have made. But what I have learned (often the hard way) is that a lot of what we do is down to expectations. The system we grow up in is geared towards a certain lifestyle and everyone is brought up with the same expectation of how is should be done.
When we are at school we are expected to choose a career path. That question – what do you want to do when you grow up? We get asked that from a very early age. And people expect an answer, be it accountant, doctor, lawyer or whatever. You’re supposed to pick something, learn all about it, get a job in that field, work on it for your whole adult life and finally retire to become an ex- banker, ex engineer or ex- architect. Continue reading