How to Be Yourself When the World Holds You Back

We’re forced to work forty-plus hours per week so that we can sustain ourselves, and use the little bit that’s left over to buy crap that will give us fleeting happiness or impress people we don’t care about.

It’s insane. But it doesn’t have to be that we. You really can be yourself in a world holds you back.

If you can’t sit quietly and absorb knowledge the way that the public school system wants you to, too bad for you.


Society pushes us all into jobs that it finds valuable, but not everyone has the aptitude (or interest) to be a doctor, engineer, or lawyer.

Making a living

In the meantime, you can start working on things that will help you opt out.

Create an Out

For me, pursuing financial independence is the path to being myself in this crazy world.

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Being yourself sounds easy, but it’s really not. There’s tons of pressure from society, work, peers, and everyone else to conform.

Be Yourself