Sounds similar to the stories about the Drury Lane Theatre in London. There, it is reported, the actors/actresses who are not giving their best during a show are kicked 'up the bum' by an unseen presence in order to evince a stronger performance.
Do what you want and be what you feel. Because after all, those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't 'mind.
Work hard, keep the ceremonies, live peacably, and unite your hearts. – Hopi
Listen to the voice of nature, for it holds treasures for you. – Huron
The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears. – Minquass