You will always be too much of something for someone: too big, too loud, too soft, too edgy. If you round out your edges, you lose your edge.
Apologize for mistakes. Apologize for unintentionally hurting someone — profusely. But don’t apologize for being who you are.
Honestly, you just take a deep breath and say fuck it.
I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.