When it often seems you’re going the long way round to where you want to be, recognise that perhaps the long way round is actually a short cut to where you should be.
Keep copies of the books you find that give you wisdom, inspiration or warmth.
Keep the friends that do the same.
Basic life clutter management!
A good friend enables and hopes their friends will become good friends to each other…
A spider web is strong because it has so many beautifully interwoven silk threads.
Not every song you sing has to be a performance.
Not every song you sing has to be for others.
Keep some songs just for yourself… but do still sing.
Get some perspective.
Measure short people with lego bricks, and tall people with house bricks.
Use different ways to measure different people ensures you see them in proportion to their surroundings.
In literature, no adventure was ever had by staying on the right or easy path.
No one who ever learnt much by getting it right first time.
The only thing learned by getting it right, is what needs to be next learned.
Nothing and no one can control you if you choose to have no fear.