1. Write songs that make people feel something
  2. Say nice things
  3. Do good things
  4. Ignore all negativity
  5. Play lots of shows
  6. Give lots of hugs
  7. When you fuck up, admit it and apologize
  8. Never change your art for anyone else
  9. Live by the @LevNovak rule of writing: Try hard enough, but also don't try too hard
  10. Save the drinking for after the show
  11. When it stops being fun, do something else