I really resonated with the part about giving yourself permission to suck.
Do any of you know the band Brothers Koren? Their whole motto is “Dare to Suck” and they encourage their audience to do the same thing.
During a private concert, they literally asked their audience (which included me) to dare to suck…
… by co-creating a song with them (professional musicians who’ve toured with Pink, Bon Jovi, Coldplay, and Rod Steward), on the spot and with no preparation.
I wrote a bit about the whole experience here: