First question: why do you want to be exceptional?
To be exceptional you have to be first of all be different somehow from everyone else. Here are the definitions of exceptional.
1: far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness"; "an exceptional memory"; "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy"; "the young Mozart's prodigious talents" [syn: exceeding,olympian, prodigious, surpassing] 2: surpassing what is common or usual or expected; "he paid especial attention to her"; "exceptional kindness"; "a matter of particular and unusual importance"; "a special occasion"; "a special reason to confide in her"; "what's so special about the year 2000?" [syn: especial, particular, special] 3: (psychology) deviating widely from a norm of physical or mental ability; used especially of children below normal in intelligence; "special educational provisions for exceptional children" [syn: exceptional]
So to be exceptional means to not be common or do what is not expected. Exceptional means different and maybe even weird, and the danger is that in being the exception – you never know which way it can go. You can be the exception and amazing, but you could also be the exception and weird.
Second question: do you still want to be exception?
Either way, you can be exceptional. Not being exceptional is just being, well, normal, and there’s definitely nothing wrong with that.