What do you do when nobody sees you?

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Today I went for a run.
 
Usually, a bunch of people are around, so you keep pushing and running because of the “social pressure”. In your mind you think: “what would this person think of me if I stop running now?” and thereby, you continue to run.
 
For context, I also live in a relatively small town (~30k inhabitants) so it is likely that you will bump into the same person again sometime soon.
 
I was running today at lunch time so nobody was around, and that made things different.
 
I could have stopped whenever I wanted. No one would have seen me.
 
But I didn’t.
 
That made me think. What do you do when nobody sees you?
 
That’s probably what defines you.
 
Thanks for reading,
Mike Rubini