When life hands you lemons, write.
"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." -African proverb, via @desireeadaway
Before you diagnose yourself with low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes. ~ William Gibson
if you get temporarily clouded by fear or berated by relatives, remember, entrepreneurship is a goddamn hero's journey. chin up, shield on.
Invite smart people to tear into your ideas before you have spent too much money or time developing them.