"I think most people are just trying to be happy, and that most of their actions, however misguided, are in line with that goal. Most people just want to feel they belong somewhere, want to be loved, and want to feel they’re important to someone. If you really examine all the wrongheaded and messed-up things they do, they can most often be traced back to that basic desire."
"I’ve found that growing up means being honest. About what I want. What I need. What I feel. Who I am."
"If you’re lonely, bored or unhappy, remember you are young. There is so much time to meet new people and go to new places."
"Breathe. It’s only a bad day, not a bad life."
"You’ll be fine. You’re 25. Feeling unsure and lost is part of your path. Don’t avoid it. See what those feelings are showing you and use it. Take a breath. You’ll be okay. Even if you don’t feel okay all the time."