Otherwise, boredom sets in, frustration builds, job performance falls and often self-defeating behavior begins as a source of escape. Addictions to substances like alcohol or vices like gambling or promiscuous sexual behavior can offer a diversion from the boredom, but it can become a downward spiral. The self-defeating behaviors get them into relationship problems, job problems or health problems and they lack the self control to stop it. They blame themselves and feel weak. Those mutable-sign people who are able to live flexible lives on their own schedules while exerting levels of motivation that suit their changing moods and situations are lucky. Mutable sign people are extremely creative, have unconventional intelligence, and detect nuances in the world that the other modalities miss, but when the world shoves them into a cubicle and a time schedule, they are crushed.It isn't natural for them and doesn't allow them to flourish and grow. They can't follow their own creative thought patterns and instead are distracted and bored. Although many are able to find their way through this structured world and manage let their creativity blossom, too many find themselves drowning in the muck of the world that others make for them and never discover their talents and gifts.