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"You become. It takes a long time. That's why it doesn't happen often to people who break easily or have sharp edges or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand"
Find the time to read, to smell the flowers, to paint your dreams, to have xoffee with a friend, to learn a new craft, to write a letter, to take a surprise cake, to go somewhere special, to really be with the person you love, or even to do nothing for a while...