The Singer's Commitment

I believe any progress I’ve made with my singing was due in large part to working with great coaches I trusted and also my commitment to my own improvement. Without taking responsibility for my own growth, I don’t know that…

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Singing is Life

Singing isn’t always sexy. Sometimes it’s all we can do to bring ourselves back to life and feel like a human being. Sometimes it’s our way of coming back to ourselves after illness or a traumatic event. Interestingly enough in…

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Allow yourself to finish something

It’s so easy for us to overlook the gifts we already have. The gifts we were born with or the skills we’ve taken the time to develop. It’s the easiest thing in the world to disregard all of our knowledge…

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a work in progress

So much this. This makes me think: 

I haven’t had a perfect person give me advice or show me the ropes or comfort me when I was going through it.

I’ve never stopped a friend from helping me out because… Read more

Just do it afraid.

The key is to just get started. I think we want to begin at the end. Skip the first draft and the honing, and the possibility that we’ll release something into the world that’s less than perfect.


Some of the…

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"the endless light running wild within you"

I went to two different music workshops last week. A couple of attendees at each event got up and spoke about sometimes feeling too old to pursue their artistry.

I get it. As if every decision you make about what…

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The Snooze Button

How come it’s so hard to let go of what we know isn’t working for us? Why is change so hard even when we’re miserable?


I suspect it’s because we’re such creatures of habit. Sometimes even if the friendship, the…

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Find out who you are and do it on purpose.

Find out who you are and do it on purpose. 

So much this. All day long. 

Who told you that being you wasn’t good enough? Who told you you’re simply not enough? We’ve got so many tapes running through our… Read more

I thought a bomb went off.

I was pretty terrified to start this podcast. When I pressed the publish button I was positive I heard a bomb go off. 

I’m so glad that I did push that button. I didn’t do any damage, but I made…

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Let it be easy.

I read somewhere that shyness is another mechanism we use to protect ourselves. Maybe we’ve been hurt, maybe we fear challenge, maybe we play small because we fear change. Whatever our reasons might be, we meet the world with our…

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So many lessons.

So. Much. Good. Stuff.

I am learning so much during these conversations with fellow singers, especially when I listen back, and pull it all together to find what I think are the biggest takeaways that I share at the end… Read more

Hell Yes vs. Hell No

I have to say it has taken me a lifetime, that’s more years than many and not nearly as many as some, to truly make this a mantra. 

Because life is short and I don’t want to live a single… Read more