Most people have been told throughout their lives to “swim with the current” and “not to wake up,” but this advice is not always appropriate. History has shown that change is often brought about by people who stand out from the crowd and are abnormal – those who march in the rhythm of their own drum. This list shows how abnormal being can make your life better. It turns out that you shouldn’t be like everyone else if you want to live a happier and more fulfilling life.
10. Nonconformity Lets You “Be Yourself”
Throughout our lives we are told to adapt to the group and be compliant – no different or stand out from the crowd. In some cases, this is good advice. Still, he has a big mistake: it prevents you from being yourself, and YOU are an individual who deserves to stand out for the things that make you different.
Non-conformity is not easy, because the group mentality always fights against it, but that doesn’t make it wrong. People who are different usually stand out in a positive way. Remember how Stefani Germanotta’s career blossomed after she stopped adapting to the standards of the music industry by spreading her wings to be who she really is: Lady Gaga.
People have excelled in this way over and over again in history. Many of them have enjoyed the benefits of expressing themselves as they are. When someone has to hide the things that make them different (for fear of bullying or dismissal), they deny their individuality, which can be dangerous for their self-esteem and mental health – and dangerous to society!
Be who you are, even if that means you won’t be like everyone else. At the end of the day, that’s a good thing. You are a unique person, and everything that makes you special is something special. Embrace this and you will enjoy your friends, family, work and life in a much more enriching way than you have done so far. 
9. Abnormality & Leadership Go Hand-In-Hand
When you think about the kind of people who take on a leadership role within a particular group, they’re probably a little abnormal. Leadership is about putting the group’s interests above their own, and that is a contrasting point of view for most people.
The U.S. Army has a saying: “Lead from the front,” which essentially amounts to putting itself in the firing line to protect its soldiers. Leading by example and ensuring that the welfare of troops is ahead of their own are common phrases in the military. Yet not everyone can become a great leader.
It takes an extraordinary person, or someone others might call “abnormal,” to become an outstanding leader. The story is full of inimitable leaders such as General Jeanne d’Arc, George S. Patton, Gustavus Adolphus, Frederick II of Prussia and many others. Each of them stood out from the others and is remembered as a brilliant leader.
Of course, leadership does not begin and end with the military. There are many CEOs, politicians, managers, and people in other leadership positions who are both abnormal and outstanding leaders. Chances are that you’ve worked with or for someone to whom this description applies at least once in your life. 
8. You Can’t Replace Abnormality
When it comes to working within a group, it can be job security, abnormal. Suppose everyone in a group is the same. In this case, everyone in the group is easily replaceable by someone who has the same characteristics. This does not apply to the person who stands out as otherwise.
If you spend your time doing your job without trying to stand out from the crowd, you’re not necessarily someone the management wants to keep close to. A great example of this comes from an unlikely source from the film Office Space.
In the film, the main character stops adapting (and doing his job), but instead of being fired, he is promoted. Well, this film has nothing to do with reality. Still, it shows how nonconformity and a embrace of abnormality help an employee stand out.
If you are unique in your job, then you are not so easily replaceable. They provide job security and probably improve your chances of promotion, so it’s always better not to be in the gearbox. Stand up and stand up! Make sure people know how extraordinary you are and why your uniqueness makes you an asset to the company. 
7. Abnormal People Are Successful People
The word “abnormal” has some negative connotations. Nevertheless, when you think of the most successful people in the world, they are often abnormal in some way. Think of innovators like Elon Musk or entertainers like Cher and Elton John; each of them is different in their own unique way, and they are all successful.
Success for abnormalities is also not limited to superstars and billionaires. Thanks to websites like Bitchute (the free speech alternative to YouTube) and others, everyone has a platform that allows them to succeed because of what makes them different.
One of the best examples of this is Jeffree Star, who became famous on the Internet because he is extremely different. On his Youtube channel he can show what makes him different. He has won a huge number of supporters and is successful with side deals that would not have been possible if he had not presented himself as extremely different from others.
Star is now a millionaire, but if he hadn’t found a valve to express himself, he wouldn’t have been able to stand out. Most people seek entertainment from people who don’t follow the rules, which can prove fruitful inside and outside the entertainment industry. As a side note, Mr. Star unfortunately made comments a decade ago that some people now see as “racist,” and although he has publicly apologized, he could end up next on the dulcimer of the Cancel culture. 
6. Abnormal People Walk Their Own Path
Being abnormal typically means that one person does not do the same things that everyone else does. This leads to a break in the norms of society, which can be good or bad depending on the situation. If you stand out because you’re different, there’s a good chance you don’t do the same things that other people do.
An article in Forbes titled “Being the Odd One Out – Survival Tips to Being Different” explains this quite well:
“The mega-successful people don’t play by the rules. They do not adapt to all social norms. They do not follow what everyone else is doing. They do their own things – in their own way. They make decisions that work for them. They set goals where they want to go. They think crosswise, firstly because they are not standard and do not fit into the usual packaging… but above all because they like to do it.” 
These properties usually lead to success. Instead of going out every Friday night, you might be at home researching or working on a problem. You are going a different way, and if you do so according to your abnormality, you may succeed while the “mutute” remains behind.
5. Abnormal People Are Often Emulated
If everyone is equal within a group, there is little room to grow. If someone goes beyond the group and stands out, it can lead to progress and evolution, but also to imitation.
There’s a reason so many people have read Jordan Peterson’s “12 Rules for Life” or Franklin Covey’s “The 7 Habits Of Highly Successful People.”
The book describes seven habits that successful people have shown and why they should be emulated. When these habits come from an extraordinary person, and they almost always do, it’s not uncommon for people to copy them.
If you’re the person who sets the path with a new property, you can expect others to copy you. These people are the trendsetters, and they are some of the most successful and abnormal people in the world.
What you want to do as an abnormal person is to close the gap from trend follower to trendsetter. It’s not easy (by no means), but if you embrace what sets you apart from the rest of the world, it will certainly help you. 
4. Abnormal People Have Abnormal Ideas, And That’s A Good Thing
Whenever a situation occurs in a group that requires a solution, people come up with their ideas on how to deal with it. When an abnormal person interferes, they tend to offer solutions that are best described as “outside the box” or “colored outside the lines.”
“You’ve heard the cliché more than enough, and everyone is told to try to come up with solutions that think outside the box. The reason for this is simple: thinking outside the usual way of solving problems offers new ideas and concepts (or revives much better old ideas) that can lead to improvements. This is often pushed into companies, but it also works for individuals.
This is often pushed into companies, but it also works for individuals. Entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs have proven time and again that looking outside the box offers better ways to get from point A to point B. In this case, chances are that you will benefit in the long run. 
Creative problem solving can advance a concept like that of a video rental (blockbuster) with the mail order rental (Netflix). Because Netflix has managed to try something new, it has successfully revamped a business model that has been successful for decades. As a result, Blockbuster has shrunk to a single store, and Netflix has become an international business superstar.
3. Abnormal People Make The Best Teachers
In the course of our lives we are taught by a wealth of people. If you haven’t been taught at home all your life (which isn’t that bad), there’s a good chance that dozens of people have had the opportunity to shape your young mind. If you think back to all these teachers, the ones that stand out are probably a bit… abnormal. The best teachers are often those who use other teaching methods or are completely antithetical to the progressive teaching norm.Most of us have had such a teacher before, who not only taught us, but changed our lives.” 
Abnormal teachers can be seen everywhere in pop culture in films like Dead Poet’s Society. Nevertheless, education is not the only place where an abnormal teacher can shine.
Abnormal teachers are ubiquitous in pop culture, e.B. in films like “The Club of The Dead Poets”. But education is not the only place where an abnormal teacher can shine. Training programs and motivational speakers often attract abnormal people, and they can inspire others and encourage them to follow similar paths.
Think of every motivational speaker you’ve seen online. They are all led by innovative people who deviate from the crowd. People like Tony Robbins and Oprah Winfrey all use the things they do differently to help others succeed and succeed.
2. Abnormal People Change The World
In the history of mankind, changes have often been initiated by people who do not follow the rules. Those in society who are different and aspire to bring about change can have a significant impact on the people around them. The standouts in history are often abnormal in many ways. Think of people like Nikola Tesla, Leonardo da Vinci, Oscar Wilde and others who have managed to change the landscape of science, art, and literature.
They all did this by dancing out of line, deviating from the path, and being different. Progress often comes on the backs of abnormal people whose work changes the way we see the world. Copernicus’s discoveries did so in the 17th century, and in our own time, people like keto advocate Gary Taubes (video above) do the same.
Progress often comes on the backs of abnormal people whose work changes the way we see the world. Copernicus’s findings certainly did in the 17th century, and in our own time, people like keto advocate Gary Taubes (video above) do the same.
It takes a lot of courage to deviate from the path in this regard, but the people who have done it successfully are the ones we often remember as those who have changed the world. If they have taught us anything, it is that it leaves no indelible traces in history if one stays on the path and is like everyone else.
1. Accepting Your Abnormality Can Be Therapeutic
If you’re an abnormal person, you’re likely to have spent your life hiding it from other people. As children, we hide a lot of our personality from our peers, and that continues into adulthood. This can lead to severe mental health problems that cause anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts… It’s never easy to survive childhood, but some adults have found a way to accept the things that distinguish them, and that’s often therapeutic.
Star Trek actor Wil Wheaton was asked at a convention how he dealt with growing up and how he dealt with being called a “nerd” by a young fan in the audience, and he explained that while it’s not easy to grow up differently, it’s easier as an adult. Wheaton has also spoken about his struggles with anxiety and depression, but has found that his acceptance of what makes him different has helped him overcome them and thrive. 
When someone accepts who they are without adapting to the expectations of others, they often find that their life is easier than before. The projection of what we believe others expect of us, rather than being what we actually are, is psychologically exhausting (virtue guards watch out!) This change is never easy, but often therapeutic.