Find an understanding that the endless hours of work, sleep deprivation, and sacrifice is worth the end results.
Find a way to be optimistic, live life looking for the positive of every day, hour, minute, second.
Find love within myself first... and then seek love from others, for only then will I truly know the love in which I deserve.
Find a consuming love, one that will only make you strive to be better and one that will make you love to live life a little more.
Accept change, accept that in life things evolve and sometimes they do so in a blink of an eye without us even realizing it. Understand this, and accept it.
Understand the difference between what you can control, and what you simply cannot.
Be prepared; for any possibility, opportunity, or random instance. Be prepared for anything life throws at you but also understand the inability to be prepared for everything.
Understand the balance of life, the fact that everything in life requires and is a balance.
Strive to be who you aim to be, do not what others believe you should be. Don't give in to peer pressure, live your life for you.