It's making the rounds on Facebook, so you've probably seen it, but have you taken the time to read it? Please do: "Better Off Dead: Or Why Quitting the Movie Industry Was My Path to Salvation" By Bobcat Goldthwait.
"Work with your friends. Avoid chasing fame or money. Just do what you want to do, when and how you want to do it. And if it’s not making you happy, quit. Quit hard, and quit often. Eventually you’ll end up somewhere that you never want to leave." Hear, hear!