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In her newly released book, “Be Everything At Once: Tales of a Cartoonist Lady Person,” Dami Lee dedicates a chapter to powerful life lessons, which she delivers with a dose of humor. In the excerpt below, Lee outlines why it’s okay to spend time alone:

When my plants wither, it feels like a reflection of my own setbacks

Taking care of myself and my plants can be an uphill battle

Kate not Katie: Why I dropped the ‘i’ in my name

As I got older, my name started to feel like a too-small sweater

My parents’ divorce stopped me from being the kid I wanted to be. Here’s how I healed.

I realized every family has their own story, and this is mine