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It is my birthday today.

Twenty-eight years in, I’ve found that one must be understanding and flexible. Be kind, but not a pushover. Anger will get you somewhere, but it’s not somewhere worthwhile or productive. I don’t want to go there.

Patience is extremely important. Empathy is essential. Everyone is fighting their own battles. I am not the most important person in the world, nor ever will be.

There are a few very important things in life that I care deeply about. Most things, however, aren’t worth the stress. Always look for the humor in a situation. It’s there.