I believe in a few things.
that our greatest currency in this world is our originality.
Two, that it
is morally incumbent upon us to live up to our uniqueness.
Because frankly, I’m
trying to get someplace rarified, not just execute mediocrity. That’s how I’m
wired. I’m the kind of person whose individuality defines him.
I have an innate
need to stand in opposition to the world and assert my distinctiveness and
chart a course that differentiates me from others and reject the conventions of
Of course, I also understand that this posture of chronic
uniqueness comes at a great emotional and existential cost. And so:
that I will be forever burdened by the pulsing energy and fierce need to be
I accept that I will feel lonely and unappreciated when my efforts
I accept that I will have anxiety dreams about not having my
I accept that I will never compete for and win the standard badges
I accept that my disgust with the low hanging fruit will ultimately
make the journey to success slower and harder.
I accept that I will compare
myself to people who wouldn’t know talent if it sat on their face.
that I will bring an unshackled spirit to everything I do.
I accept that I
will ignite my spirit of opposition to the detriment of my own emotional
This is who I am. It’s who I’ve always been. It’s who I’ll always
But instead of trying to swim against that current, I’m simply going to let
the water carry me.
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Are you wearing the weight of your individuality lightly?
LET ME SUGGEST THIS…
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