I just find that the harder you work and the more effort you put into yourself, the better you'll be.
I have never stopped playing music.
I believe in not over thinking things too much. When the right thing comes along, you really don't have a choice.
As far as loneliness, I feel Los Angeles and its layout, having to drive everywhere - it is a lonely place. It's an isolated city in that respect because you're driving to places alone listening to the radio.
Dating is just awkward moments and one person wants more than the other. It's just that constant strangeness. I think it's a very real thing.