In today’s society, boldness is simultaneously frowned upon and revered. It’s a characteristic that we secretly admire but openly dismiss.
We say: That wasn’t a very classy thing to do.
We think: That was a bold move. Amazing.
Why is boldness such a complex characteristic?
Because we have been programmed, from a very young age, to be proper and do what is nice. We are told ‘no’ over 40,000 times by the time we are five years old.
Our identity becomes synonymous with compliance. [Read more…]