Necessary | It's amazing what happens when you actually do this. Things and people you had no idea were holding you back, changing your mood, keeping you low with them. Then when the thing or the person or the job or whatever it is, is gone, you suddenly feel free. And much, much better.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the pay-it-safers, the creatures of the common place, the slaves of the ordinary