A few words on perfectionism and practice, words I wrote as a reminder to myself and then thought I could share with you!Read More
Looking up is better than looking down.
(Pay most attention to the sky, not the ground.)
Wondering when a good time to practice is? Here's your answer. ;)Read More
Fingerpicking can become like an old friend. Over time, a person's style comes out in the way they play; every artist has a personal flare that flavors their art, and avid fans of the artist even recognize the flare as belonging to that artist when it's seen or heard in their work, like a Norman Rockwell look or like Marcus Mumford's voice. Nobody else in the world paints like Rockwell or sings like Mumford. These are the fingerprints every artist stamps on their work.Read More
This week's post is a short one. It's a reminder to myself that I come back to over and over and over, and I thought I could share it with you in case you might also need to circle around to it...Read More
I LOVE being inspired and fired up about what I'm working on. I'm really jamming and grooving when I'm excited and motivated, and when I feel like I'm doing something I'm GOOD at, something that holds a lot of purpose and meaning for me. Aren't we all this way? It's the BEST feeling. That spot is where I want to be, always. I want to be dancing there, in between super-stoked and on-fire, in my work and my play: my relationships, my career, my creating, and my fun. It doesn't always happen. Here's what I'm finding about my in-between times...Read More
Last week, my website turned 6 months old.
That means it's been half a year since I first created musicbri.com! I've had some fun thoughts about a few things I've learned in that time.Read More
Abstract, nonspecific, far-away goals don't really do anything for me. I'm learning I like processes and practical action.Read More