It does not feel good. It does not look good. But failure is good. You know, one of the great things about writing a blog is that I get to cover what I need to hear the most. And that’s great, because I suck at dealing with failure. I really, really hate it, and if […]
Below, you'll find articles on personal development. What is personal development, you ask?
It's simply making a conscious effort to get better at life.
Specific topics include learning new skills, overcoming fear, and giving generously.
Why get better at anything? It’s an interesting question. When we’re kids, we don’t have a choice. The adults around us demand improvement: We’re expected to move from 6th grade to 7th grade at the end of the year. We’re expected to be nicer to our younger brother when we’re 10 compared to when we […]
In June 2010, I was having a real rough time. I was an aspiring professional trumpet player with an injured lip, and I couldn’t play. I was also trying to finish a graduate degree in music at the time, so this was kind of a problem. I had other problems, too: I was deep in student […]