Was that Major Your Choice?

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Apr 18, 2011 in , , | No Comments

It seems like a simple question, but the answer may be complicated.

A large number of people go through life living what they think they want, often finding what they are doing is not really what they want. Society’s standards, parental hopes, peer pressure–even the media–can push and prod us into a college major, career field, or lifestyle we later discover is not what we would have chosen had we taken the time to ask “What do I really want?”

“Modern man lives under the illusion that he knows what he wants, while he actually wants what he is supposed to want.”–Eric Fromm [This statement also applies to women!]