Wondering how I am doing in comparison with others has never helped me. It's only led me to discouragement and despair. I don't know if I will ever match my hero's abilities, and there always seems to be someone better than me. Why even bother?
I have learned that it's worth the disappointment. It's worth the discouragement. It's even with the battles with depression. It's perspective. It's how I choose to look at it, and accept things. I decided at some point to no longer care about how I measure up to others. Let them chase their success, while I define my own.
"As long as I am going to die someday, I may as well play jazz…" That about sums it up for me. I walked away from my career in corporate America for my kids, and all the students I work with teaching music. Sounds a bit crazy right? Most people are looking for good paying … Continue reading As Long As I Am Going to Die ..