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Music as a hobby 1

I just did a long series on “Making peace with music” (Go check it, you won’t regret it. It’s full of surprises!). And I could have kept going and extend it. Write a whole book. But I didn’t want 20 sections on one subject. I believe that clarity
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Making peace with music part 8

Let’s tackle the “I’m too busy” argument. No, you’re not. I repeat: No, you are absolutely not. What you are is either bored, or disgusted or not interested, etc… These are emotions, not facts of life. You can have one busy week, maybe another
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Making peace with music part 7

One has to be aware of the obstacles one self creates. The most powerful motor I ever saw at work to stop a student from achieving his goals was his own brain. We are worried over little things. Nothing, really. Who cares if someone else learnt that exercise faster or slower?
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Making peace with music, part 6

We are in a tsunami. Modern life has become a graveyard where our dreams go to die. We want to better ourselves, we want to learn a new language, start running regularly, dig into the wealth of knowledge accumulated by humanity. But there are shows on TV, segments of funny things
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Making peace with music part 5

Here is a good question: How do you pursue a hobby for a long time? Here’s an answer: passion and moderation. Another answer: Humility and confidence. Another answer: put something at stake that you can control. Another answer:relate to the work at your level. I’ll
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