A Few Things Every Musician Ought to Know About Stage Fright

Think back to your last big audition or performance. What do you remember feeling, moments before you walked on stage?

Heart pounding in your chest? Butterflies in your stomach? Cold, clammy hands? Feeling light-headed, tight, weak, or shaky?

Perhaps you … Read more

The Lazy (but Smart!) Person’s Guide to Mastering Self-Control

If you watched any TV during the 90’s, you will probably remember the Lay’s potato chip challenge.

Their catchphrase was “Betcha can’t eat just one.” And as those diabolical marketing geniuses predicted, I did find it awfully hard to … Read more