“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment” ~ Emerson
We all have the necessary ingredients within our own imaginations to formulate the existence of our choosing. Why is it then that so many of us struggle through so much of life trying be something that we are not? For me, I suppose that it had much to do with fear of failure, fear of success and perhaps a false notion that material success is somehow on par with creative independence. Blessings counted, I can now say that I’ve stepped out of the box.
If you find yourself trying to be something that you are not, my best advice is to surround yourself with people who thrive in their own originality. It doesn’t take long to understand that the happiest people are those who fix their imaginations on a self defined purpose and then proceed to work tirelessly toward that end. I hope you will take a short minute and a half to watch the artist profile that my wife and I just completed for one of the most original creatives that I personally know. Annie Enke is an out of the box artist who makes of all things…boxes…and much more.