Deep Rest

“You should think of ‘depressed’ as ‘deep rest.’ Your body needs to be depressed. It needs deep rest from the character you’ve been trying to play.” -Jim Carrey I want to make it clear that this is not a cry for help, and that I am okay. This is a phase of depression that will […]

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A Warning

        “You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world and after you walk through those doors today, you will only ever have two choices: love or fear. Choose love, and don’t ever let fear turn you against your playful heart.” -Jim Carrey             The path if fraught with demons on either […]

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Steps toward Minimalism

“I’m always just looking to get back to the joy of playing music and keeping it simple as much as I can.”                                                                         -Chris Stapleton Minimalism is the practice of pairing down one’s belongings to remove obstacles and complications between one’s goals and one’s self. Minimalism is the tool that creates room for creativity […]

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Play

“To any musician, young or old, a beautiful studio full of instruments is like a playground. To me, I’m like a kid in a candy store. Most musicians are always chasing the next challenge, you never feel satisfied, you never feel that you’ve completely mastered the instrument that you’re playing. Its always going to be […]

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One Day at a Time

“I’m just taking one step at a time. I could zigzag one way, but it’s not usually on purpose.”                                                                                     -Beck Think back to being short. We all were shorter than we are today at some point. Think about looking at your feet while you’re laying down and realizing how far away, they are. Look […]

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