I think I'm starting to wonder if a person can have the best of both worlds. I used to be a complete loner, I kept to myself and my thoughts but it seemed that that condition sprouted all of the creative juices that I had. Now that I'm becoming a lot more social, and trying to impress girls and trying to fit in and stuff it seems like creativity is going down the toilet. I dont ever find myself thinking about inventions or physics or philosophy, I'm always worried about more shallow things, like looks, like my weight(im 6 foot 2 150 lbs), like my image. Both sides have their good and bad points, but I am wondering if I can take the best of both sides. When I was a loner I was creative but I was completely out of touch with reality. I would walk out of the house with wrinkled clothes and messy hair and I didnt care or notice, but I was happy in a way. My family didnt approve, (my family is not intellectual at all) but I thought that someday I was going to be destined for greatness. Now it seems that I'm always worried about impressing people and getting with girls and stuff, which does give me happiness, but doesnt help my creativity. Has anyone else ever been in this situation? Is it possible to have the best of both worlds or do I have to choose one path and take both the good and the bad?