Focus on focusing, focus on memories and the now. There is no living in the past, there are only memories and even they're not worth the time in the present.
No matter what Coupland says, there is never enough reading even if it's entirely alienating. Foer, Anais Nin, Vonnegut, ...
3.) EAT RAW
Raw food saves lots of energy and gives you lots of energy, the energy that people around you lack!
Thoughts pinned down can be extremely beautiful.
5.) FEEL ALIVE
Don't stop singing when someone goes by and don't stop singing at all. Run, jump and escape if you must.
When I came back, I took the train home from Ghent, and there was this girl humming songs along with her iPod, and so was I. Our looks crossed and we felt connected, but never said anything except for a glance as goodbye when our paths parted. Missed opportunities.