1. Sometimes when everything in your life is awful and out of your control the only thing you can do is keep your head down and keep moving forward.
  2. There is no such thing as a geographical solution to your problems.
  3. Don't identify with illness
  4. Summer school really isn't that bad
  5. Doing drugs or drinking does not make you cool.
    (Read: the reasons you do drugs don't make you cool you should talk to somebody instead of smoking with somebody)
  6. The phrase "it is better to be feared than loved" will only carry you so far