22 7 / 2012

"The amatuer dreads becoming who she truly is because she fears that the new person will be judged by others as “different.” The tribe will declare us “weird” or “queer” or crazy.” The tribe will reject us. Here’s the truth: the tribe doesn’t give a shit. There is no tribe. That gang or posse that we imagine is sustaining us by the bonds we share is in fact a conglomeration of individuals who are just as fucked up as we are and just as terrified."

Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield