I’ve been doing flying trapeze for 20 years. This is the advice I give all new flyers before they climb the ladder.
The Declaration of Independence tells us exactly what we need to do in soul-crushing situations, and how to liberate your soul.
We live in a culture of slavery, where we are our own oppressors.
Individually, what you carry may be light. Collectively, it can weigh a lot and take up space. And it may not even be all your stuff. Examine it, then give it back or let it go.
What would be possible if you gave yourself permission to break the rules and play on your terms?
Find the freedom and the competitive advantage that comes from having nothing to lose.
You’ll never prove yourself, so stop trying. Here’s what to do instead.