"Be kind to yourself while blooming. I know sometimes it feels like your soul doesn’t always fit. It’s all a part of the process."
"My Uncle Alex Vonnegut, an insurance salesman who lived at 5033 North Pennsylvania, taught me something very important. He said that when things are going really well we should be sure to notice it. He was talking about very simple occasions, not great victories. Maybe drinking lemonade under a shade tree, or smelling the aroma of a bakery, or fishing, or listening to music coming from a concert hall while standing in the dark outside, or, dare I say, after a kiss. He told me it was important at such times to say out loud, “If this isn’t nice, what is?”"
"start ignoring people who threaten your joy.
literally, ignore them.
don’t invite any parts of them into your space."
"You wrecked me and