What I find greater or more attractive in a person is either of:
A. sticking with (training for, focusing on) a skill to the point of excellence
B. putting just a little extra energy into any, each, and EVERY little thing that you have a scrap of natural talent for.
I encourage people to go with A, because it has a bigger payoff for most people and is perhaps more normal, or at least traditional. And admirable.
I am unabashedly guilty of B in my own life, but I feel it's what comes naturally to me. Makes me look like a Renaissance Man, when in reality I'm just coping with my neural landscape. I can know one or two things about everything far more easily than a bunch of things about one thing. I am a professional generalist.
As far as judging what's healthy for you, no one can say -- unless they ask you and you tell them and they tell it back to you, which is what therapists do -- but I will throw my moral/ethical/religious/worldview/philos
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The astute reader may correctly suspect that I'm going to contradict myself on this later. But I keep pressing these keys with letters on them and I like the way they click, so