The State of Play
Here are a couple of comical videos that I have been watching for years and showing to artists. When things haven’t changed much with the exploitation of artists and the viewing of artists as commodities, you need some strategies to help you stay strong mentally…
THE A&R GUY MOVIE
THE A&R GUY WANTING A REMIX
Overcoming Challenges # 12 – Integrating the attributes you use in your music, into your daily life
Recent Podcast Appearance – Real Talk With Zuby
Staying Sane Introduction
Overcoming Challenge #1 – Breathing
Overcoming Challenge #2 – Social Anxiety
Overcoming Challenge #3 – Baby Steps vs. Big Picture
Overcoming Challenge #4 Doing stuff vs Inertia and Anxiety!
Overcoming Challenge #5 Getting over ‘Can’t be bothered’ attitude
Overcoming Challenge #6 Believe in yourself
Overcoming Challenges #7 Enjoying the Journey
Overcoming Challenges #8 – living in the uncomfortable edge
Overcoming Challenge #9 – Look at where the pattern comes from
Overcoming Challenge #10 – Are we really doomed?
Overcoming Challenges # 11 – Talk To Yourself As Friend
10 Tips for Songwriting Mental Health
When you learn to write songs or play an instrument, the best way to work is within a defined set of boundaries. You have learned a lot about your craft as a musician and, in order to do so, most likely learned within structure – the rules of music theory, technique and how best to learn new tricks. Once you knew these, you could mould and bend the rules and be creative. I think the same should be true for our day-to-day lives as musicians and creators. So, imagine if there was a suggested structure for assisting daily life as a creator; a set of rules to help keep your mental health thriving and feeling happy within your unconventional life as an artist.
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