25 Things Musicians Need to Do Today to Feel Better About Themselves ...

Here’s 25 things every classical musician needs to do today to feel better about themselves ...

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Unfortunately, we don’t come with a manual. So here’s 25 things every classical musician needs to do today to feel better about themselves ...

 

1. Quit comparing yourself to others

1 Jealous 2

 

2. Stop letting money dictate decisions

2 cash 2

 

3. Stop basing the success of your career on any one project

3 alcoholic 2

 

4. Quit undervaluing your expertise

4 shy dog

 

5. Stop setting unachievable and overwhelming goals – to be done by tomorrow

5 stressed

 

6. Stop just sticking with what you know

6 sticking with what you know

 

7. Remind yourself why you are there

7 smile

 

8. Remember the source of criticism

8 criticism

 

9. Work towards a specific goal and vision

9 plan

 

10. Feed your inner artist

10 artist feed

 

11. Put something meaningful out every day

11 meaningful

 

12. Give every performance everything you got … then let it go

12 let it go

 

13. Switch focus from the journey to the destination

13 journey 2

 

14. Quit hating on others

14 hating

 

15. Embrace constructive criticism

15 nod 2

 

16. Work out and eat real

16 work out 6

 

17. Know who you are and what you want

17 know

 

18. Be nice

18 nice

 

19. Love the daily act of making music

19 make music 3

 

20. Live life as part of an artistic community

20 artist 6

 

21. Pursue passion projects

21 happy

 

22. Ensure you are constantly continuing to grow

22 rocky

 

23. Remain optimistic

23 optimism 2

 

24. Quit demanding perfection

24 miserable

 

25. And ... Don't take life too seriously

25 serious

 

 

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