"You have to learn to say no without feeling guilty. Setting boundaries is healthy. You need to learn to respect and take care of yourself."
"This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don’t get impatient. Even if things are so tangled up you can’t do anything, don’t get desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread before it’s ready to come undone. You have to figure it’s going to be a long process and that you’ll work on things slowly, one at a time."
"I’m an adult, but not like a real adult"
"You have to keep going and pursue your dreams."
then fucking act like it
"One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’."
"What could be" is more powerful than "what is" or "what was."