This is SO TRUE - You really don't understand it fully until it happens to you. "There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words and still not understand you. And there are others who will understand without you even speaking a word.
When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.