This episode resonated very much with me! (although they are all awesome!
I've listened to Never Not Funny since day 1 and have been a paid subscriber since. Both the recent NNF episode that Paul was on and the MIHH episode that Jimmy was just on really turned a switch on for me. Having listened all these years, I've found myself relating more now than I ever have before to Jimmy. When he admitted to jogging the halls of the hotel vs. going down to the gym out of fear of embarrassment...I've been that way for as long as I can remember.
As a musician, I've always found it hard to sing in front of people, or let them listen to my music. I'm too embarrassed to run in front of anyone. All that sort of stuff! (Although I'm 1000% fine with performing in front of hundreds of strangers and doing a podcast for a number of people. (the number isn't important
)) I, too, have been told to just be myself and to not try to co-opt my expression by being someone else. There's that constant seeking of approval and not being the guy that everyone says is 'an idiot.'