Motivation – You got this

Seeking motivation when feeling in need of a little push. Someone who believes in me. Anybody. I wish I had people around who could tell me that I can do it. That they’re proud of me for what I’m doing. Recognition and acknowledgment. Basic things that I believe everyone needs at different degrees. I want […]

Anxiety’s Cycle – A Reflection

The day and night cycle. For some, days with anxiety feel longer, and for others nights can be unbearable. On the other hand, there’s good days where you wish wouldn’t end. Nights that were too short. Memories that are here to stay, for better or worse. And then, there’s this bittersweet feeling that anxiety will […]

Why I’m Not Good Enough

You have what it takes. At least that’s what you’ve been told. Why is this so hard to believe it then? This lack of self-confidence is in my head today. Feeling that I’m not good enough. It is causing me anxiety. This is known as the impostor syndrome. 

When It’s Time To Record Music

You know it’s time. The ideas are there, and you can hear the melody inside of you. Maybe you feel the rhythm in your hands. Perhaps you already got the chorus down, or the last verse for your unwritten song. The build up of emotions and ideas that will be your fuel when you are […]

Morita Therapy

Recently, while having a moment of anxiety, I discovered that I was doing a version of Morita therapy as a way of dealing with my symptoms. This type of therapy comes from Japanese psychology. Today, I am sharing with you what I am learning about it, and how it is helping me.

Writer’s Block Afterthoughts

A hurricane of urgent thoughts. All of them seem important. All of them seem useless, too. An unbearable necessity to solve them. A never-ending loop of negativity. The feedback loop stops the moment I write it down. All of the sudden, the hurricane disappears.

Being Productive While On Vacation

I took some time off in order to focus on preparing to apply for graduate school in the upcoming months. The first half of the semester will be intense. I must get the fundamentals done before school starts. Between the days and nights, I have been working on music, and learning a bit more of […]

Pressing The Record Button

The time to explore, experiment, and create music has started again. After focusing on summer school, I finally have some time to record ideas. On that note, hitting the record button was a scary thing to do.