As writers, we must have the courage to step out of our comfort zones if we want our work to be alive on the page. I tell this to my writing students, and I practice it in my writing life.
Yang-May's TEDx talk inspires me as a writer--and as a human being--to listen to my own rebel heart and act from a place of love and courage in order to create powerful change. As Yang-May says, "F*** the labels!" Because we are all limited by the labels that people put upon us.