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What No One Tells You About Inspiration as a Songwriter or Composer mental health for musicians music composition songwriting tips Feb 03, 2022

Have you ever not been inspired to write, so you didn’t write? Yeah, me too. And everyone else. It turns out, we’ve got inspiration all wrong. Tune in as I...

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What to Do When You Can’t Write Music Anymore mental health for musicians music composition songwriting tips Dec 02, 2021

It’s incredibly frustrating when we can’t write music, but we want to. It’s easy to feel like we’ve lost something, like something is broken....

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The Music I Haven’t Written mental health for musicians Sep 02, 2021

If you’re struggling with writing music and you feel like it’s harder than it should be, today’s video is for you. Mental illness left me with a lot of...

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Sometimes I Can’t Write Music Because Anxiety mental health for musicians Jul 01, 2021

Sometimes I can’t write music, because of anxiety. There, I said it.

Anxiety can have a paralyzing effect on anyone, keeping us from doing the things we love. After...

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How to Avoid Burnout When You Love What You Do mental health for musicians productivity Apr 29, 2021

You may have noticed I’ve been gone for a few weeks...well, it was for a completely preventable reason: I burned out.

I love what I do with Just Write Music, I love...

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Why Am I My Own Worst Critic? mental health for musicians Apr 06, 2021

Why am I my own worst critic? A common piece of general knowledge tells us we judge our own music harder than anyone else's. I think there’s some truth to this.

But...

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Why Do Musicians Struggle With Mental Illness? mental health for musicians productivity Mar 09, 2021

Chances are an artist whose music you love passed away at an early age. Why is it so many musicians struggle with mental illness?

This is such a common phenomenon that a...

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Should I Keep Work Hours as a Freelance Musician? mental health for musicians Mar 02, 2021

Working on weekends, working all day AND all night, or not working half the days in the week...Does this sound like you? It sounds like me, at least until I made one...

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3 Reasons You Should Write Music (and 2 Reasons You Shouldn’t) mental health for musicians Feb 23, 2021

Is writing music always a good thing? Should it be? It’s not the act we’re concerned with, more the intention, the reasons behind why you write.

I’m...

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How Therapy Helped Me Overcome Writer's Block For Good mental health for musicians Feb 09, 2021

Writer’s block sucks, especially when you want to be writing. But if you’re suffering from chronic writer’s block, there’s something there to...

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5 Mistakes I Made as a Freelance Musician mental health for musicians Feb 02, 2021

Are you just starting out as a freelancer? That’s a tough spot to be in.

You’re running a whole business individually for the first time. 

That means...

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3 Ways I Manage Depression to Stay Productive mental health for musicians Jan 21, 2021

I have depression. It’s a struggle for me, a big one. It’s taken me years to get a handle on it. 

If you’re a freelancer of any kind, you know how...

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