For the first time in a long while I’m beginning to trust myself. It’s been about six months that I’ve struggled with trusting myself in thoughts and actions. But now the evidence is accumulating and I’m making progress. When I say trust myself, I mean actually believing that I’m going to do the things I […]
All my life people have told me that I’m smart. From a young age to now, it was my brain power that was praised. Very rarely did someone commend my work ethic. This fact has had several detrimental effects on my life. The first is that it made me feel superior to many people. I […]
I’m not giving in to security under pressure. I’m not missing out on the promise of adventure. I’m not giving up on implausible dreams. Experience to extremes. Those are lyrics from an excellent Rush song titled The Enemy Within. This song has resonated with me very strongly over the past few weeks because of the […]
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Welcome to Engineering the Uncommon. My name is Taylor and I'm on a mission to do something different with my life. I'm an engineer, a writer, and all around polymath. I write about topics that interest me as well as ways to live consciously, deliberately, awesomely, and without limitations. Spend some time checking out the content and please feel free to contact me through, email, Twitter, or Google+.