Obviously, “highly unique individual” is just a replacement word for “weirdo” in some people context. I actually didn’t expect myself to be an highly unique individual. It is like a metaphor of the Ugly Duckling story by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen (1805 – 1875). A story about a swan living among ducklings and other animals, being treated as an abnormal duckling. He was being despised by others, only to then mature into a beautiful swan, the most beautiful bird of all. The story is beloved around the world as a tale about personal transformation for the better. If you have 9 minutes to spare, why not watch this video (We can always (re)learn something like the children) :

Why am I an highly unique individual?

1) I lead a frugal (yet fulfilling) life despite my juniors and peers spending money like most city-goers. I have no interest …