To mention a few friends made me upset when they stopped calling me. So I kept doing it, not knowing what I was getting myself into. I knew no matter how much it would affect me, it was my choice. I kept using for a couple more months but I started noticing what my friends were trying to tell me.
This point was how I viewed good advice at that time. The time I applied for a job and after waiting two weeks for interview I was mad because I didn't the new job. It is very important, especially in this industry, to be able to enjoy the journey, not just the destination. He looked at me as if I were stupid.
That is a simple rule of life and I have grown to accept that fact.
Ambition isn't a dirty word but I find the harder I work, the luckier I get! Don't complain if you're not going to act on it and try to change it.
Then things got quiet.
The best counsel that I got from my mother when I connected it with what I read on the bible where it says in new testament "Give thanks in all circumstances".