Leap of Faith Quit Your Job And Live On A Boat by Ed Robinson. This is a fantastic book and an effortless read. Here are some great tips and a realistic strategy for doing what you want to do. Even if you do not want to live on a boat, Ed tells you how to do what you want and is living proof that anything is possible if you want it bad enough.
I'm proud of myself for doing the right thing, even though it's been difficult. I'm glad I stood up for myself and had enough self-respect not to continue to be around people who'd rather hate me than understand me.