You have to fill your cup. You then give away the overflowing, but you keep a cupful for yourself.
When you are real in your music, people know it and they feel your authenticity.
Most of us are imprisoned by something. We're living in darkness until something flips on the switch.
It sounds corny, but I've promised my inner child that never again will I ever abandon myself for anything or anyone else again.
Silence is refreshment for the soul.