The success trap

Here is a topic that has been on my mind lately: money, success, fame. I have met a rather famous person as one might say and she has asked me whether I would like to be famous one day and how would I deal with it if it were to happen. I said I wouldn’t mind but it’s also not a place I ambition to get to. I prefer to be valuable than successful. And I think that by focusing on being valuable I will be content, and successful on my terms. She said she sometimes wishes nobody knew her. That there is always someone recognizing her on the streets and she can’t just be. That sounds terrifying to me.

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