I learned that fear will get me nowhere and the simple art of raising my middle finger to someone or an idea or an object, makes me not so fearful anymore.
I learned that not everyone is going to like me
I learned that not everyone is impressed with my obnoxious personality, even though they should be
I learned how to listen to my voice, and relearned that my voice is one of the strongest parts of me
I learned that I am not a phase, not something I will get over
I learned how to sit in silence, with myself
I learned how to be okay, with me
I am self taught