Free Thinking Does Not Fit Nicely in a Box.

We must set it free.

Roger Skibowski
4 min readSep 17, 2022


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We are all unique, and that is our beauty. There is no one like you, nor will there ever be. You are a special snowflake. Don’t feel bad about not being able to fit neatly into the boxes that others have chosen for you. Being different means you are more alive than the drones who follow the crowd. It’s a good thing!

Free yourself of worry about what others think of you; so much pain stems from this concern. Let go of your petty worries and embrace your true self! Free thinking does not fit nicely in a box, it must be set free. When we are free agents, we become happier people and can spread our joy with those around us!

I have always had a free spirit, even as a child.

If you are like me, you have never been one to fit in. You didn’t want to be a part of the “in” crowd, and always pushed against the status quo. Even as a child, you can remember your parents telling you that not everything is black and white, and that the gray area is where people find true fulfillment. You always had your own ideas and didn’t want to follow the crowd.

You have discovered that people will always try to put you into boxes based on your preconceived notions about what they think you should do with your life. But if there is one thing to know about free spirits, it’s that we don’t fit nicely into boxes or expectations set by society or others. We don’t enjoy being told what we should do or how we should act; instead, we create our own rules and realities for ourselves.

Some people often say that I am a dreamer with my head in the clouds… but I like it there! I’ve learned not to worry about what others think of me, because everything else doesn’t really matter at all when it comes down to it, anyway. I want everyone else out there who has a free spirit just like mine to know that they aren’t alone either!

Sure, sometimes it’s scary to be different and think outside the box in life.

Differentiation is key in both our personal and professional lives. Differentiation allows us to tap into previously hidden parts of our potential and develop new skills and abilities. It allows us to…



Roger Skibowski