The deep fulfillment that only comes from creativity

The deep fulfillment that only comes from creativity

When I look back on the accomplishments I’m most proud of in my life, I think of: Writing, recording and releasing a healing music album (and two singles!) + the daily messages I receive about how the songs have helped people through the worst of times. Facilitating...
Making it up as we go along: The secret to stardom and success

Making it up as we go along: The secret to stardom and success

During the 3rd year of my snooty undergrad business program, I was confronted with the question of what I was going to do for a living. Originally I had visions of becoming a brand manager for Coca Cola or a consultant for KPMG because, money, but I quickly realized I...
I see your wings…

I see your wings…

To all the healing music makers… The visionary art creators… And the ones who channel Beauty and Truth through their hands and onto the page. The mainstream rules don’t apply to you. You are not a solution to a problem or an image to uphold. You are not a...
Permission to prioritize beauty

Permission to prioritize beauty

There are so many ways our culture demands that we prioritize beauty, and many ways that are deeply discouraged. Acceptable: – Look perfect, young, stylish, thin – Be groomed in specific ways (hair, nails, shaving etc) – Have landscaping and lawns at...
The Relationship Between Creative Talent And Pleasure

The Relationship Between Creative Talent And Pleasure

The day I learned how to truly sing was the day I discovered that I actually love experiencing my own voice. Up until that point I had been trying to sing to look good, impress others, and achieve a level of expertise. I never truly enjoyed the process and no one...