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How to Increase Your Capacity for Great Ideas

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: Beyond Music Lessons, Creativity, Creativity in Columbus, Evolution of Consciousness, Human Evolution, Introvert Artists, Ohio, Release Writer's Block, Songwriting, Unlock Your Creativity|Tags: , |

Creativity is the driving force of innovation and human transformation. But how do we get more and better ideas? By expanding our COP - our Container of Possibilities. Creativity is critically important right now, and not just because making or immersing oneself in the arts relieves stress, elevates mood and brings feelings of satisfaction. While that may be true, being artistic or crafty [...]

Too Hard to Love Them? Just be Kind.

By |August 30th, 2020|Categories: Beyond Music Lessons, Creativity, Evolution of Consciousness, Music, Ohio, Songwriting|Tags: , , |

We are often encouraged to love one another, to love ourselves, and to understand that the very ground of being is love. But, the English word "love" is loaded. It is rife with multiple meanings and is tossed about in the vernacular like a half-deflated soccer ball. Simply put, it can be difficult to understand - let alone feel and embody - unconditional [...]

How to Write a Song in 5 Minutes

By |August 16th, 2020|Categories: Beyond Music Lessons, Creativity, Creativity in Columbus, Introvert Artists, Music, Music Production, Overcoming Stage Fright, Release Writer's Block|Tags: , |

You ever get an earworm stuck in your head? Yes, snippets of pop songs often become earworms for most of us, but I'm talking about an original earworm... one that could be a song idea trying to come to you? In this video, watch the process of what I do when I have an earworm that I need to record and give a [...]

Why Some People Don’t Like Music

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: Beyond Music Lessons, Creativity, Holistic Health, Human Evolution, Metaphysics of Music, Music, Music Production, Social & Cultural|Tags: , , |

Have you ever wondered why some people just don't seem to like music? Musical anhedonia is a brain condition that causes people to feel apathetic toward music, or even to dislike it outright. About 3-5% of the population experiences music anhedonia, and this means the reward centers in their brain are not activated when listening to music. These people tend to find music [...]

You Have No Control: Becoming a Conscious Gardener

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Conscious Gardening, Creativity, Creativity in Columbus, Evolution of Consciousness, Holistic Health, Human Evolution, Ohio|Tags: , |

Psst… You have no control over your garden. Though our egos - and agri-business - would have us believe otherwise, we can never control nature. Attempting to force Gaia to bring forth only what we want, when we want, and how we see fit is a recipe for dysfunction. At the same time, neglecting the land over which we have accepted stewardship can [...]

A Music Meditation for Greater Life

By |June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Creativity, Holistic Health, Human Evolution, Meditation, Metaphysics of Music, Ohio|Tags: , , |

Life. The energy that animates us, the spark that enlivens us, the light of our awareness. If Love is the ground of all being, then Life is what springs forth from that fertile matrix to create All That Is. It's easy to forget that we are alive. That sounds strange, does it not? But, the very process of living can distract us from [...]

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