This month I am recording the audiobook version of The Happiest Musician. I know how to read, and I know how to talk, and I know this book intimately, butContinue readingAdding Punctuation
Practice and Project
I was talking with my FLOW group recently about Practices and Projects, and thought you might enjoy this as well. A Practice – a writing practice, a yoga practice, aContinue readingPractice and Project
Exquisite Self Care
I want to share with you a brand new thing I invented. I’m four weeks into the experiment and eager to share it. And it’s hilarious, this experiment, because it’sContinue readingExquisite Self Care
Authenticity or Integrity
In my Flow class recently we played a game around the tones and timbres of the oboe. Each of us played a scale and asked the others to identify it.Continue readingAuthenticity or Integrity
Taking Control of My Attention
I practiced yesterday with some actual quality for the first time in a long time. The magic? I plugged my phone in elsewhere. My phone is full of apps toContinue readingTaking Control of My Attention
Why Do We Practice?
Why do we practice? While I am actually practicing, I don’t always enjoy it that much. Like running, I prefer HAVING practiced to practicing. Many days, in my practice, nothingContinue readingWhy Do We Practice?
Use Your Things
I like my things to look lived in. There’s a certain joy in cracking open a brand new book that no one has read before – but what a pleasureContinue readingUse Your Things
My Long Tone Meditation today is on Gratitude. Feel free to join me in playing a note after each statement. If you don’t have any long tones to play – ifContinue readingGratitude
What Do You Do in a Bad Gig?
What can you do when you’re stuck in the crappy groups? I was on a call with a client the other day. She was discouraged because she was finally ableContinue readingWhat Do You Do in a Bad Gig?
Harder Isn’t Better
Harder doesn’t mean better. It is not the case that 12-year-olds need a certain EASY kind of reed, that high-schoolers should step up to MEDIUM, that adults all play onContinue readingHarder Isn’t Better